The proposal is for a modular text in the sociology of religion. The field shades into Theology/Religious Studies but the core market is sociology of religion.

Christian Vitality? Asia-Pacific, Africa and Latin America

Christian vitality? asia-pacific, africa and latin america

After Reading this Chapter you Will:

  • be introduced to global developments in Christianity in the past 100 years;
  • be aware of the regions and countries in which Christianity is growing rapidly; and
  • understand the sociological explanations for such developments.

Many years ago I traveled to the Central American country of El Salvador. El Salvador had been in the grip of civil war since 1980 and when I arrived, in early 1993, a ceasefire had been in place for 12 months. The civil war was between left-wing guerrillas, who drew much of their support from poor rural areas, and the ruling military, who controlled the cities. After the war, a ...

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