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Anglican Relations with Islam  

Michael Nazir-Ali

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Oct 2015
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Jul 2016
Anglican relations with Islam and with Muslims are rooted in the long history of Christian contact with the world of Islam. There has been mutual recognition and cooperation during the ... More

Beyond the God/Man Duo: Globalization, Feminist Theology, and Religious Subjectivity  

Ellen T. Armour

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Nov 2011
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Jan 2012
This chapter considers analyses offered by three important feminist scholars, working in different religious traditions, who attend to specific forms of women's religiosity. In Changing ... More

Biblical Hermeneutics in the Context of Post-Anglicanism: Beyond  

Kim Micah Eun-Kya

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Oct 2015
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Jul 2016
This chapter searches the new identity of Post-Anglicanism beyond Anglicanism in the age of the global empires. The British Empire and Anglicanism were a two-wheeled vehicle during the ... More

Catholic Theology and Other Religions  

Michael Barnes SJ

This chapter considers Catholic theology’s response to non-Christian faiths. It argues that the ‘theology of religions’ is not a locus of theological reflection distinct from Christology ... More

Chinese Christologies: Images of Christ and Chinese Cultures  

K. K. Yeo

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Sep 2015
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Sep 2015
The chapter surveys the historical landscape of Chinese Christologies since the Tang dynasty, noting how the images of Christ relate to and impact specific cultural contexts. It also ... More

Christian Communities in China  

Richard Madsen

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Oct 2006
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Sep 2009
Christianity in China is a relatively new import from the West. During the seventeenth century, European missionary orders, especially the Jesuits and Dominicans, entered China and began ... More

Christian Communities in South Asia  

Ainslie T. Embree

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Oct 2006
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Sep 2009
The many Christian communities of South Asia were all deeply embedded in the complex civilizations of the subcontinent. Today, these communities number some thirty million people in India, ... More

Christian Communities in Southeast Asia  

Tara Villalba Munson

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Oct 2006
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Sep 2009
Christianity in Southeast Asia is part of a rich tapestry of global religious traditions that include Buddhism, Hinduism, and Islam. In mainland Southeast Asia, Christianity competes with ... More

Church of Ireland Missions to Roman Catholics, c.1700–1800  

Andrew Sneddon

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Oct 2012
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Nov 2012
This article explores Church of Ireland sermons in the eighteenth century. Anglican sermons provide insights on the changing views of Irish Catholics, in particular how and why their ... More

Considering Hermeneutics, Method, and Cultural Diversity in Anglican and Episcopal Contexts  

Marion Grau

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Oct 2015
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Jul 2016
The history and continuing presence of British colonialism are inseparable from the past and present shape of the Anglican world. This has meant the spreading of a localized, specific form ... More

The Coptic Community  

Juan E. Campo and John Iskander

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Oct 2006
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Sep 2009
The Copts, the indigenous Christians of Egypt, are early examples of the global spread of Christianity. Their name comes from qibt, which Arabic-speaking Muslims used to designate first ... More

Eastern European Catholic Societies  

Sabrina P. Ramet

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Oct 2006
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Sep 2009
Catholicism is the predominant religious affiliation in Eastern Europe. It is the majority religion of the national societies of Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Croatia; and is the largest ... More

Ecumenism  

Charlotte Methuen

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Oct 2015
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Jul 2016
This chapter explores Anglican ecumenical engagement. After a brief historical survey of Anglican involvement in the global ecumenical movement, it focuses on the mostly bilateral ... More

Ecumenism and Post-Anglicanism, Transnational Anglican Compactism, and Cosmo-transAnglicanism  

Sathianathan Clarke

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Oct 2015
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Jul 2016
Proceeding from autobiography, this chapter analyses the multiple dimensions that influenced the formation of the Church of South India. Such a post-Anglican ecumenical movement was ... More

Eighteenth-Century Mission Sermons  

Rowan Strong

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Oct 2012
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Nov 2012
The Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts (SPG), founded in 1702, was the first and only British missionary society, until the advent of Evangelical mission societies ... More

European Protestant Societies  

Fritz Erich Anhelm

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Oct 2006
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Sep 2009
Protestant Christianity originated in Europe and, although currently found throughout the world, is still characterized by its European origins. Its most distinctive social feature is its ... More

Evangelical Christian Community in North and South America  

Randall Balmer

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Oct 2006
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Sep 2009
Through missionaries and the communications media, evangelical Protestant Christianity has spread its tentacles around the world. A recent estimate put the number of evangelicals worldwide ... More

The Geography of Anglicanism  

Dan O'Connor

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Oct 2015
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Jul 2016
Imperialism and colonialism have been key determinants for the geography of Anglicanism. This is evident in developments within the British Isles, in North America and North American ... More

Global Quakerism and the Future of Friends  

Margery Post Abbott

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Sep 2013
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Dec 2013
Important shifts are arising out of major changes in world Quaker membership patterns, which occurred in the twentieth century. Quakerism in Africa, Latin America, and Asia are taking on ... More

Globalization and Narrative  

Cheryl Kirk-Duggan

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Nov 2011
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Jan 2012
This chapter explores from a Womanist perspective the complexities of how commingled systems, texts, and violence shape lives, stories, and experiences of the sacred across the globe, ... More

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