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245 10 Christianity in the Modern World :|bChanges and 
264  1 Farnham :|bTaylor & Francis Group,|c2014 
264  4 |c©2014 
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490 1  Theology and Religion in Interdisciplinary Perspective 
       Series in Association with the BSA Sociology of Religion 
       Study Group Ser 
505 0  Cover -- Contents -- List of Tables -- Notes on 
       Contributors -- Introduction -- 1 Young People and Golden 
       Rule Catholicism in the Philippines: The Case of 
       Religiously Involved Filipino Students -- 2 The Dis/
       Embodied Church: Worship, New Media and the Body -- 3 
       Refugees' Encounters with Christianity in Everyday Life --
       4 African Christians in Scotland: Contesting the Rhetoric 
       of Reverse Mission -- 5 Sexuality and Christianity: 
       Understanding the Attitudes and Negotiations of Young 
       Adults in the UK -- 6 Contemporary Evolution of 
       Monasticism in Italy -- 7 Catholicism in Transition: The 
       'Religious Beat' Movement in Hungary -- 8 When Religions 
       of Difference Grow Softer -- 9 Contesting Meaning and 
       Gender: The Role of Christianity in an African Indigenous 
       Religious Festival -- Index 
520    What is the state of Christianity today, and what might it
       look like in the future? In the West, the story for a long
       time has revolved around decline and the loss of monopoly 
       status, but how are these shifts changing the practice of 
       Christianity or individual belief? Similarly, the rapid 
       growth of Christianities in the Global South has been well
       reported, but the continuing complex intersections of 
       mission Christianity with indigenous religions are less 
       well known. Large-scale flows of people across 
       increasingly fluid borders mean that not only does 
       immigration sometimes significantly boost Christian 
       numbers in a given country, but that different forms of 
       Christianity shift traditional religious landscapes. How 
       will emerging trends such as 'reverse mission' from the 
       Global South affect Christianities in areas more used to 
       sending rather than receiving missions? As the majority of
       believers shifts from the West to the Global South, how 
       will issues such as homosexuality be played out 
       theologically, politically and individually? Will new 
       virtual churches manage to create viable long-term 
       communities? How does new festival Christianity function 
       in the religious life of an individual? The divergent and 
       oftentimes contradictory state of Christianity in the 
       modern world fuels questions about its place and future in
       the world: in politics, education and healthcare. This 
       book brings together cutting edge research on the most 
       recent changes and trends in Christianity worldwide. 
       Contributors drawn from the USA, UK and Europe, Africa and
       East Asia offer an invaluable breadth of coverage, 
       expertise and disciplinary perspective at the 
       intersections between sociology of religion, theology, 
       politics, education and human geography 
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590    Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest 
       Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access 
       may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated 
650  0 Church history -- 21st century 
655  4 Electronic books 
700 1  Olson, Elizabeth 
700 1  Obinna, Elijah 
700 1  Vincett, Giselle 
700 1  CPQS 
700 1  Woodbrooke 
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