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Christianity in the twentieth century

John A. Hardon

Christianity in the twentieth century

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Published by Image Books in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christianity -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementJohn A. Hardon.
    SeriesDoubleday Image book
    The Physical Object
    Pagination596 p.
    Number of Pages596
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14382592M


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It is, in fact, an attempt at interpretative Christian history. The twentieth century has proven to be one of the most remarkable and turbulent in the history of Christianity.

The old bastions of the faith, particularly Europe, witnessed steady decline in levels of religious adherence, especially during and after the late s/5(5). Christianity in the 20th century was characterized by an accelerating secularization of Western society, which had begun in the 19th century, and by the spread of Christianity to non-Western regions of the world.

Christian ecumenism grew in importance, beginning at the Edinburgh Missionary Conference inand accelerated after the Second Vatican Council of the Catholic Church, The.

A finely crafted exploration of Christianity in the 20th century. Stanley (World Christianity/Univ. of Edinburgh; The Global Diffusion of Evangelicalism,etc.) provides an ingenious and informative history of the Christian faith through the last naba-hairstreak.coming a linear narrative, the author relies on a topical format, giving the history a truly global approach.

Christianity in the Twentieth Century charts the transformation of one of the world’s great religions during an age marked by world wars, genocide, nationalism, decolonization, and powerful ideological currents, many of them hostile to Christianity.

Written by a leading scholar of world Christianity, the book traces how Christianity evolved from a religion defined by the culture and politics Brand: Princeton University Press.

Serving thousands of churches and individuals since with Bible-based curriculum, teaching materials, books, church supplies, and more. Nov 27,  · Christianity in the Twentieth Century, Brian Stanley. Princeton: Princeton University Press, Summary: A thematic account of the development of global Christianity during the twentieth century.

It is no small challenge to write a one volume history of Christianity in the twentieth century. The Christian faith has truly become a global faith, represented with indigenous churches.

Synopsis A history of unparalleled scope that charts the global transformation of Christianity during an age of profound political and cultural changeChristianity in the Twentieth Century charts the transformation of one of the world's great religions during an age marked by world wars, genocide, nationalism, decolonization, and powerful ideological currents, many of them hostile to Christianity.

The twentieth century has proven to be one of the most remarkable and turbulent in the history of Christianity. The old bastions of the faith, particularly Europe, witnessed steady decline in levels of religious adherence, especially during and after the late s.

Christianity in the Twentieth Century charts the transformation of one of the world's great religions during an age marked by world wars, genocide, nationalism, decolonization, and powerful ideological currents, many of them hostile to Christianity.

Written by a leading scholar of world Christianity, the book traces how Christianity evolved Cited by: 1. Christianity in the Twentieth Century charts the transformation of one of the world's great religions during an age marked by world wars, genocide, nationalism, decolonization, and powerful ideological currents, many of them hostile to Christianity.

Written by a leading scholar of world Christianity, the book traces how Christianity evolved from a religion defined by the culture and politics Format: Hardcover. Dec 04,  · He concludes the book with a concise and summative chapter that brings the work together.

Christianity in the Twentieth Century is a rich and thorough resource. Though Stanley limits himself to fifteen themes and two case studies per theme, he succeeds in providing the reader a rather comprehensive picture of twentieth-century global Christianity.

At the dawn of the 20th century, evangelical Christians in the West were confident that the “global diffusion of Christianity from its Western heartlands” would be a “universal triumph of. Now, a distinguished and diverse editorial board appointed by Renovaré and including representatives from Catholic, Protestant and Orthodox traditions such as Richard J.

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Jul 03,  · A few quotes from a very good book. I am thoroughly enjoying the new book by Professor Brian Stanley, Christianity in the Twentieth Century: A World naba-hairstreak.com’s not yet available in paperback, so it isn’t cheap, but it’s worth every penny.

Christianity in the Twentieth Century charts the transformation of one of the world's great religions during an age marked by world wars, genocide, nationalism, decolonization, and powerful ideological currents, many of them hostile to Christianity.

Written by a leading scholar of world Christianity, the book traces how Christianity evolved Brand: Princeton University Press. The Myth of the Twentieth Century (German: Der Mythus des zwanzigsten Jahrhunderts) is a book by Alfred Rosenberg, one of the principal ideologues of the Nazi Party and editor of the Nazi paper Völkischer naba-hairstreak.com titular "myth" (in the special Sorelian sense) is "the myth of blood, which under the sign of the swastika unchains the racial world-revolution.

Sep 29,  · There are some hopeful elements in the book, like Christianity’s challenge to secularism and the fact that Christians no longer seem to bifurcate into “evangelism” and “social justice” camps, but I came away from reading Christianity in the Twentieth Century with the feeling that I needed to repent.

I came away feeling that the global. Brian Stanley, professor of world Christianity at the University of Edinburgh, stresses in his new book Christianity in the Twentieth Century: A World History that there's more to the subject than simply Europe and America – and that there's more to the standard narrative than simply the decline of the West.

Scholars of world Christianity, in their commendable enthusiasm to redress the. Get this from a library. Christianity in the twentieth century: a world history. [Brian Stanley] -- "Christianity in the Twentieth Century charts the transformation of one of the world's great religions during an age marked by world wars, genocide, nationalism, decolonization, and powerful.

Modern Persecution In a departure from our usual pattern, in this issue of Glimpses we take a look at a twentieth-century phenomenon in Christian history that has urgent relevance for us today. More Christians have died for their faith in this current century than.

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Through sixteen chapters. Sep 26,  · The twentieth century was a time of great flux and anxiety in Europe as the supremacy of Christianity in Europe was being challenged by the fronts of biblical criticism, and evolution.

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