Christianities in Asia - eBook
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Christianity has a minority status in most countries of Asia. Peter C. Phan and his esteemed contributors give us a thumbnail sketch of its history and practices in India, the Middle East, China, Korea, Japan, Vietnam, Indonesia, etc. There are surprising commonalities, encouraging recent developments, and likely directions for future growth.

Christianity in Asia explores the history, development, and current state of Christianity across the world's largest and most populous continent.

  • Offers detailed coverage of the growth of Christianity within South Asia; among the thousands of islands comprising Southeast Asia; and across countries whose Christian origins were historically linked, including Vietnam, Thailand, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, and Korea
  • Brings together a truly international team of contributors, many of whom are natives of the countries they are writing about
  • Considers the Middle Eastern countries whose Christian roots are deepest, yet have turbulent histories and uncertain futures
  • Explores the ways in which Christians in Asian countries have received and transformed Christianity into their local or indigenous religion
  • Shows Christianity to be a vibrant contemporary movement in many Asian countries, despite its comparatively minority status in these regions

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Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date: 2011
ISBN: 9781444392609
ISBN-13: 9781444392609

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Christianity in Asia explores the history, development, andcurrent state of Christianity across the world’s largest andmost populous continent.
  • Offers detailed coverage of the growth of Christianity withinSouth Asia; among the thousands of islands comprising SoutheastAsia; and across countries whose Christian origins werehistorically linked, including Vietnam, Thailand, China, Hong Kong,Taiwan, Japan, and Korea
  • Brings together a truly international team of contributors,many of whom are natives of the countries they are writingabout
  • Considers the Middle Eastern countries whose Christian rootsare deepest, yet have turbulent histories and uncertainfutures
  • Explores the ways in which Christians in Asian countries havereceived and transformed Christianity into their local orindigenous religion
  • Shows Christianity to be a vibrant contemporary movement inmany Asian countries, despite its comparatively minority status inthese regions

Editorial Reviews

"These praiseworthy books from Bays and Phan will enhance
their readers’ understanding of the manifold Christianitiesof China and Asia as well as of the global history of east-westrelations.”  (Journal of Ecclesiastical History,1 January 2013) 

“A stimulating and wide-ranging collection of often valuableintroductions. There are also new insights in a range of settings,for student and scholar alike.”  (Asia Journal ofTheology (vol. 26 no. 1, 2012)
"Christianities in Asia is intended to be an accessible book onthis subject. . . But overall, the book fulfils its function as anintroduction to the various forms of Christianity in Asia."(Swedish Missiological Themes, 2011)

"Leading off an impressive new Blackwell series on globalChristianity, Christianities in Asia is a rich collection of essayson various regions by top-ranked names in the field." (TheChristian Century, 7 October 2011)

"This is a fascinating book, which corrects our Eurocentricunder - stand ing of the earliest Church and
what happened during the later missionary eras." (Church Times, 1June 2011)

"They survey is intended to be accessible to nonspecialists andgeneral readers." (Booknews, 1 February 2011)

"As an introductory text, this volume sets a standard for thefield that will not soon be surpassed. Essential. Lower-leverundergraduates through professional/practitioners." (Choice, 1 May2011)

"Christianities In Asia gives a wonderful sampling of essayswritten by Asian theologians who present the wide variety ofChristianities currently in existence in Asia. Eleven theologianstake on the arduous task of presenting the history, the currentcontext, and the practices of Christianity within their ownrespective countries . . . nevertheless, as it stands, this bookwill prove invaluable for generations to come as it lays out thehistorical, social and political identity of Asia, which isimperative to understand Asian Christianity and by relation, theChristianity of the West." (Studies in Religion, 1May 2011)

 

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