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By Donald M. Lewis

Christianity Reborn presents the 1st transnational in-depth research of the worldwide enlargement of evangelical Protestantism in past times century. whereas the expansion of evangelical Christianity within the non-Western global has already been documented, the importance of this booklet lies in its scholarly therapy of that phenomenon.

Written via widespread historians of faith, those chapters discover the growth of evangelical (including charismatic) Christianity in non-English-speaking lands, with distinct connection with dynamic indigenous responses. the variety of destinations coated comprises western and southern Africa, jap and southern Asia, Latin the USA, and Oceania. The concluding essay offers a sociological account of evangelicalism's luck, highlighting its skill to create a multiplicity of religion groups suited for very diverse ethnic, racial, and geographical regions.

At a time of serious curiosity within the progress of Christianity within the non-Western global, this quantity makes an enormous contribution to our knowing of what can be one other turning aspect within the old improvement of evangelical faith.

Contributors:

Marthinus L. Daneel
Allan ok. Davidson
Paul Freston
Robert Eric Frykenberg
Jehu J. Hanciles
Philip Yuen-sang Leung
Donald M. Lewis
David Martin
Mark A. Noll
Brian Stanley
W. R. Ward

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