The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global Christianity

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Oxford University Press, 2002 - Christianity - 270 pages
The first edition of The Next Christendom has been hailed as a landmark in our understanding of modern Christianity. In this new and substantially expanded second edition, Jenkins continues to illuminate the remarkable expanion of Christianity in the global South--in Africa, Asia, and Latin America--as well as the clash betwen Islam and Christianity since September 11. Among the major topics covered are the growing schism between Northern and Southern churches over issues of gender and sexuality, immigrant and ethnic churches in North America, and a special section on the split within the Angl.

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Again a case where I wish I could give 4,75 stars, or assign stars to different aspects of a book. Jenkins presents a convincing case that Christianity will dominate the future of humankind. Lots of ... Read full review

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An interesting thesis concerning a major global shift in the center of Christianity from the West to the areas of Asia, South America and Africa. The new members from these areas, coming in record ... Read full review

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