The Church in the Modern Age

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I.B.Tauris, Mar 30, 2007 - History - 224 pages
This volume offers three major perspectives on the Christian Church in the modern period. The first is a political assessment through a prism of international conflicts and international relations. The second perspective is regional, covering not only to Europe and the Americas, but Christianity in Africa, the Middle East, Asia, the Pacific Rim and Australasia. The third is institutional and looks at traditions and their relationships with other faiths and with wider cultures. An epilogue evaluates the future and prospects for Christianity in the new millennium.
 

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Contents

From Imperial Wars to Wars of Ideology
3
Triumphant and Resistant 191445
17
The Orthodox Churches
29
Worldwide Protestantism
41
Mission and Ecumenism
57
Nuclear Powers and Decolonization
73
Inner Transformation
85
The Orthodox Churches
99
From Oil Crisis to Oil Wars
137
The Catholic Church
147
The Orthodox Churches
159
Protestantism and Its Tribulations
171
Pentecostalism
185
The Christian Church at the Beginning of the
199
Notes
205
Index
219

Protestant Unsettlement
109
Independent Churches and New Religious Movements
121

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Jeremy Morris is Dean of Trinity Hall, Cambridge. His several books include Catholicism and Folk Religion (1995), Renewed by the Word: The Bible and Christian Revival Since the Reformation (2005) and F.D. Maurice and the Crisis of Christian Authority (also 2005).

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