Title

Christianity in East and Southeast Asia

Document Type

Book

Publication Date

2020

Abstract

Combines empirical data and original analysis to give a uniquely detailed account of Christianity in East and Southeast Asia

  • Profiles the leading features and current trends of each of the major Christian traditions in every country in East and Southeast Asia
  • Written by indigenous scholars with expertise in their field
  • Assesses the direction of Christian faith in East and Southeast Asia in relation to such key themes as faith and culture, worship and spirituality, theology, social and political engagement, mission and evangelism, religious freedom, gender, inter-faith relations, migration, environment and the colonial and post-colonial context
  • Attractively presents statistical and demographic information

Taking the analysis of worldwide Christianity to a deeper level of detail, this volume focuses on Christianity in East and Southeast Asia, covering every country and offering both reliable demographic information and original interpretative essays by indigenous scholars and practitioners. It maps patterns of growth and decline, assesses major traditions and movements, analyses key themes, and examines current trends. As a comprehensive account of the presence of Christianity in every country in East and Southeast Asia, this volume is set to become a standard work of reference in its field.

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