The Wiley Blackwell Companion to World Christianity
Wiley Blackwell Companions to Religion 1. Aufl.
The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to World Christianity presents a collection of essays that explore a range of topics relating to the rise, spread, and influence of Christianity throughout the world. Features contributions from renowned scholars of history and religion from around the world Addresses the origins and global expansion of Christianity over the course of two millennia Covers a wide range of themes relating to Christianity, including women, worship, sacraments, music, visual arts, architecture, and many more Explores the development of Christian traditions over the past two centuries across several continents and the rise in secularization
Notes on Contributors 1. Introduction Lamin Sanneh and Michael J. McClymond I. Historical Section A. The Roots (50 - 1750 C.E.) 2. Jewish and Hellenic Worlds and Christian Origins John J. Collins 3. The “Triumph” of Hellenization in Early Christianity Wendy Elgersma Helleman 4. Ancient Eastern Christianity: Syria, Persia, Central Asia, and India Scott W. Sunquist 5. Christianity and the European Conversions Tomas O’Sullivan 6. Byzantium and Islam in the Mediterranean World James C. Skedros 7. The Medieval Synthesis: Religion, Society, and Culture Joseph P. Huffmann 8. Early Modern Missions and Maritime Expansion Felipe Fernandez-Armesto 9. Bibles, Printing, Books, Churches Lori Ferrell 10. The Protestant Reformation and the Catholic Reformation Jeffrey Klaiber B. Issues in the Modern Period (1750 - 2000 C.E.) 11. The Legacy of Christendom Philip Jenkins 12. Slavery, Antislavery, and Christianity: Africa, Latin America, and the Caribbean Christopher Schmidt-Nowara 13. Medicine, Agriculture, and Technology in the Missionary Enterprise Christopher Grundmann 14. Schools and Education in the Missionary Enterprise Norman Etherington 15. Conversion, Converts, and National Identity Kwabena Asamoah-Gyadu 16. Church and State Relations in the Colonial Period Brian Stanley 17. New Ideologies and Christian Responses Govert Buijs 18. The Ecumenical Movement Jan van Butselaar 19. Vatican II: Renewal, Accommodation, Inculturation Peter Phan 20. Healing, Glossolalia, Prophecy, and Exorcism Michael J. McClymond II. Thematic Section 21. Bible Translation, Culture, and Religion Lamin Sanneh 22. Christianity and Inter-Religious Encounters Martin Ganeri 23. Women in Church, State, and Society Angelyn Dries 24. Worship, Liturgy, Sacraments Geoffrey Wainwright 25. Freedom, Persecution, and the Status of Christian Minorities John Witte, Jr. and M. Christian Green 26. Christianity and “Western Classical” Music David Martin 27. Music in World Christianity Brian Schrag 28. Visual Arts in World Christianity Volker Kuster 29. Church Architecture Worldwide David Bains 30. Revival and Renewal Movements Michael J. McClymond 31. Changing Uses of Old and New Media Jolyon Mitchell and Jeremy Kidwell 32. Global Evangelical and Pentecostal Politics Paul Freston III. Christianity Since 1800: An Analysis by Regions and Traditions 33. The Middle East and North Africa I. Egypt and North Africa George Berbary II. Christians in the Ottoman Empire and in Bilad al-Sham Souad al-Rousse Slim 34. African Christianity: Historical and Thematic Horizons Lamin Sanneh 35. Western Europe Simon Coleman 36. Russia and Eastern Europe Scott Kenworthy 37. Latin America and the Caribbean Stephen Dove 38. North America Amanda Porterfield 39. South Asia Chandra Mallampalli 40. China Daniel Bays 41. Korea, Japan, the Philippines, and Southeast Asia J. Nelson Jennings and Yong Kyu Park 42. Australia and New Zealand Stuart Piggin and Peter Lineham 43. Oceania Manfred Ernst and Anna Anisi 44. Roman Catholicism Thomas Rausch 45. Orthodoxy and Eastern Christianity John A. McGuckin 46. Anglicanism Kevin Ward 47. Protestantism Alister McGrath 48. Pentecostal and Charismatic Christianity Allan Anderson 49. Indigenous and Vernacular Christianity Michèle Miller Sigg, Eva M. Pascal, and Gina A. Zurlo IV. Expansion and Secularization: A Demographic and Statistical Analysis 50. The Transmission of Christian Faith: A Reflection Andrew Walls 51. The Demographics and Dynamics of Christian Expansion Todd M. Johnson 52. Christianity in Europe and North America: Decline, Transition, or Pluralization? David Martin
Lamin Sanneh is the D. Willis James Professor of World Christianity and of History at Yale University. He is the author of more than 200 articles and a dozen books on Islam and Christianity.Michael McClymond is Professor of Modern Christianity at Saint Louis University. He is the author of Familiar Stranger: An Introduction to Jesus of Nazareth (2004), editor of The Encyclopedia of Religious Revivals in America (2007), and co-author of The Theology of Jonathan Edwards (2012).
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