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- DescriptionThis book shows that new centers of Christianity have taken root in the global south. Although these communities were previously poor and marginalized, Stephen Offutt illustrates that they are w socioecomically diverse, internationally well connected, and socially engaged. Offutt argues that local and global religious social forces, as opposed to other social, ecomic, or political forces, are primarily responsible for these changes.
- Author BiographyStephen Offutt is Assistant Professor of Development Studies at Asbury Theological Seminary, Kentucky. His work has been published in a number of peer-reviewed journals, including the Journal of Contemporary Religion, the Journal for the Social Scientific Study of Religion, Pneuma: The Journal for the Society of Pentecostal Studies, and Sociology of Religion. He has contributed to edited volumes such as The New Evangelical Social Engagement, Sociology of Religion: A Reader, and The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Globalization. Offutt also writes for popular audiences, with work appearing in magazines such as Books and Culture: A Christian Review, and Prism.
- Author(s)Stephen Offutt
- PublisherCambridge University Press
- Date of Publication31/01/2015
- SubjectChristian History & Denominations
- Place of PublicationCambridge
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintCambridge University Press
- Content Note1 map 3 tables
- Weight480 g
- Width152 mm
- Height228 mm
- Spine16 mm
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