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The World's Christians

Who They Are, Where They Are, and How They Got There

Douglas Jacobsen

Paperback

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Description

Written by an award-winning author, this well-organized and comprehensive introduction to global Christianity illuminates the many ways the world's Christians live their faith today.
  • Covers the entire globe: Africa, Asia, and Latin America as well as Europe, North America, and the Pacific
  • Provides impartial, in-depth descriptions of the world's four major Christian traditions: Orthodox, Catholic, Protestant, and Pentecostal/Charismatic
  • Utilizes the best available sources to produce an up-to-date profile of demographic trends in the Christian population
  • Blends history, sociology, anthropology, and theology to create a rich, multi-layered analysis of the world Christian movement
  • Features clear maps and 4-color illustrations throughout the volume

Wiley-Blackwell, 9781405188876, 417pp.

Publication Date: May 6, 2011



About the Author

DOUGLAS JACOBSEN is Distinguished Professor of Church History and Theology at Messiah College. He is author of numerous books, including Thinking in the Spirit: Theologies of the Early Pentecostal Moement (2003), which received the Pneuma Award from the Society for Pentecostal Studies, and The American University in a Postsecular Age (with Rhonda Hustedt Jacobsen, 2008), winner of the 2009 Lilly Fellows Book Award.