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Global Gospel: An Introduction to Christianity on Five Continents

Global Gospel: An Introduction to Christianity on Five Continents

by Douglas Jacobsen
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In this pathbreaking book, award-winning author Douglas Jacobsen describes global Christianity and provides a framework for understanding the varied experiences of Christians around the world. Focusing on the five big continents of Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, and North America, Jacobsen recounts their differing histories, contemporary experiences, and cultural theologies. In the current era of massive and dynamic global challenges, this accessible and fair-minded volume sets the stage for Christians worldwide to engage the gospel—and each other—more deeply. Global Gospel contains numerous maps, charts, and illustrations that aid comprehension. Accompanying videos can be found on YouTube's "Global Christianity" channel (

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780801049934
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 11/17/2015
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 767,617
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Douglas Jacobsen (PhD, University of Chicago) is distinguished professor of church history and theology at Messiah College in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. He is the author or coauthor of ten books including The World's Christians: Who They Are, Where They Are, and How They Got There and Gracious Christianity.

Table of Contents

1. Global Christianity: A Very Brief History
2. Four Christian Traditions
3. Africa
4. Latin America
5. Europe
6. Asia
7. North America

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