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Evangelicals Around The World

Author : Brian Stiller
ISBN : 9781401678791
Genre : Religion
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There are an estimated 600 million Evangelicals in the world today, crossing cultures, histories, languages, politics, and nationalities. Evangelicals Around the World: A Global Handbook for the 21st Century introduces the fastest-growing segment of the global Christian church to the world and to each other. Bringing together a team of multi-disciplined scholars, writers, activists, and leaders from around the world, this handbook provides a compelling look at the diverse group we call Evangelicals. In this guide, written by those who know the movement the best, the issues that divide and the beliefs that unite this global Christian movement are presented in a journalistic fashion. Evangelicals Around the World describes the past and the present, the unique characters, and the powerful ministries of Evangelicals. With a large trim size and colorful page design, this beautiful book is the perfect choice for laypeople and scholars alike. Features include: Essays written by senior leaders of the movement and newer voices with fresh perspectives Articles written by journalists convey diverse and creative perspectives on ministry Essays provide the demographic details of Evangelicals in regions around the world Maps, graphs, photographs, quotes, and mini-profiles of evangelical heroes throughout time

Handbuch Evangelikalismus

Author : Frederik Elwert
ISBN : 9783839432013
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Die Evangelikalen sind eine der am schnellsten wachsenden religiösen Bewegungen weltweit und gewinnen zunehmend auch im deutschsprachigen Raum an Bedeutung. Dieses Handbuch vermittelt erstmals in deutscher Sprache einen Gesamtüberblick über die christlichen Gruppen, die im weitesten Sinne unter dem Begriff »Evangelikalismus« zusammengefasst werden können. Nach einführenden Kapiteln zu Begriff und Forschungsstand erläutern führende Expert_innen die Geschichte und globale Ausbreitung evangelikaler Gruppen. Systematisch werden Lehre und Praxis dieser christlichen Glaubensformen dargestellt und Sozialformen sowie Verflechtungen mit gesellschaftlichen Funktionsbereichen (z.B. Wirtschaft, Politik und Wissenschaft) beleuchtet.

Pietismus Neupietismus Evangelikalismus

Author : Frank Lüdke
ISBN : 9783643134820
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The Plumb Line

Author : Gordon R. Upton
ISBN : 9781486613250
Genre : Religion
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From Jerusalem To Timbuktu A World Tour Of The Spread Of Christianity

Author : Brian C. Stiller
ISBN : 9780830887613
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What has led to the church's vibrant growth throughout the Global South? Brian Stiller identifies five key factors that have shaped the church, from a renewed openness to the move of the Holy Spirit to the empowerment of indigenous leadership. Discover the surprising story of the global advance of the gospel. And be encouraged that Jesus' witness continues to the ends of the earth.

The Lord S Prayer

Author : Karen Stiller
ISBN : 9781532616587
Genre : Religion
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Close our eyes and most of us can recite the Lord's Prayer by heart. It is as familiar as childhood memories. In some church traditions, we say the prayer together nearly every week, as a community standing before God. We call on those so familiar words and the comfort and direction they offer. The comfort that God is holy, that his kingdom is coming, that he provides just enough, and that he can protect us from ourselves and from evil. The direction that we are to worship him, that we are part of this kingdom-coming work, that we have the discipline of forgiveness as almost a daily task, and that we are vulnerable to temptation, so being on guard is a fine idea. The Wycliffe College faculty featured in this book take the Lord's Prayer line by line and excavate it for its forgotten meaning and its neglected treasure. Each brief essay, pondering each line of this foundational prayer, guides us more deeply into the very things the Lord's Prayer requests: a sense of God's holiness, a sense of our own truest selves--broken and redeemed--and a glimpse of his kingdom, coming.

A Trinitarian Theology Of Religions

Author : Gerald R. McDermott
ISBN : 9780199930883
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Named by the International Bulletin of Missionary Studies as an Outstanding Book of 2014 for Mission Studies Over the last four decades, evangelical scholars have shown growing interest in Christian debates over other religions, seeking answers to essential questions: How are we to think about and relate to other religions, be open to the Spirit, and at the same time remain evangelical and orthodox? Gerald R. McDermott and Harold A. Netland offer critiques of a variety of theologians and religious studies scholars, including evangelicals, but also challenge evangelicals to move beyond parochial positions. This volume is both a manifesto and a research program, critically evaluating the last forty years of Christian treatments of religious others and proposing a comprehensive direction for the future. It addresses issues relating to the religions in both systematic theology and missiology, taking up long-debated questions such as contextualization, salvation, revelation, the relationship between culture and religion, conversion, social action, and ecumenism. It concludes with responses from four leading thinkers of African, Asian, and European backgrounds: Veli-Matti Kärkkäinen, Vinoth Ramachandra, Lamin Sanneh, and Christine Schirrmacher.

Ph Nomen Freikirchen

Author : Jörg Stolz
ISBN : 9783290220259
Genre : Religion
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Worauf gründet der erstaunliche Erfolg der evangelischen Freikirchen in der modernen Gesellschaft? Wie sieht die Lebenswelt der Mitglieder dieses Milieus aus? Auf der Basis von fast 100 Tiefeninterviews und einer Reihe von repräsentativen Untersuchungen wird das Phänomen Freikirchen in einer bisher nicht erreichten Tiefenschärfe analysiert und verstehbar gemacht. Das Buch zeigt im Detail, wie sich die Mitglieder zum Glauben bekehren, wie sie glauben, praktizieren, mit Autorität umgehen, einen Lebenspartner finden, ihre Kinder erziehen, evangelisieren, die Kirche wechseln und eventuell auch aus dem Milieu austreten. Die These des Buches ist, dass der Erfolg der evangelischen Freikirchen in einer Kombination von Abschliessung des Milieus und starker Kompetitivität der milieuinternen Angebote liegt. Diese Kombination ermöglicht es, sowohl den Grossteil der Kinder im Milieu zu halten als auch externe Personen für den freikirchlichen Lebensstil zu gewinnen.

The Oxford Handbook Of Methodist Studies

Author : William J. Abraham
ISBN : 9780191607431
Genre : Religion
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With the decision to provide of a scholarly edition of the Works of John Wesley in the 1950s, Methodist Studies emerged as a fresh academic venture. Building on the foundation laid by Frank Baker, Albert Outler, and other pioneers of the discipline, this handbook provides an overview of the best current scholarship in the field. The forty-two included essays are representative of the voices of a new generation of international scholars, summarising and expanding on topical research, and considering where their work may lead Methodist Studies in the future. Thematically ordered, the handbook provides new insights into the founders, history, structures, and theology of Methodism, and into ongoing developments in the practice and experience of the contemporary movement. Key themes explored include worship forms, mission, ecumenism, and engagement with contemporary ethical and political debate.

A New Kind Of Missionary

Author : Lionel F. Young
ISBN : 9781894667975
Genre : Religion
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In the year 1900 there were only 9 million Christians on the African continent. Today, the once dark-continent is home to nearly half a billion believers and growing at a rate of 23,000 new converts a day! A dramatic “southern shift” has taken place in the last 100 years that many in the West have never heard about. Today, most of the world’s Christians live in Africa, Asia and South America—the new global South. Here is a short introduction to world Christianity written by a pastor-scholar who discusses some of the exciting opportunities this presents for the Western church. This is a must-read book for every Christian who has a heart for global missions. Based on ground-breaking research that is illustrated throughout with real stories from the global church, A New Kind of Missionary will leave you wondering why a book like this wasn’t written sooner.

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