By Linda Woodhead
Exploring the cultural and institutional dimensions of Christianity, and tracing its direction over millennia, Linda Woodhead offers a clean, energetic, and candid portrait of Christianity's earlier and current. Addressing issues together with the contest for energy among diverse kinds of Christianity, the church buildings' use of energy, and its struggles with modernity, this new version contains modern details at the progress and geographical unfold of jap Christianity, reflecting the worldwide nature of Christianity in our ever-shifting modern tradition. At a time while Christianity is prospering within the Southern hemisphere yet declining in a lot of the West, this Very brief Introduction bargains an immense evaluation of the world's biggest religion.
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