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Studies in World Christianity and Interreligious Relations


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The aim of this series is to publish scholarly works of high merit on relations between believers of various streams of Christianity, as well as relations between believers of Christianity and other religions. We welcome studies from all disciplines, including multi- and interdisciplinary studies, which focus on intra- and inter-religious relations and are non-denominational.

Editorial Board

Francis Clooney (Cambridge, USA)
Fatimah Husein (Yogyakarta, Indonesia)
Diego Irarrazaval (Santiago, Chile)
Robert Schreiter (Chicago, USA)
Abdulkader Tayob (Cape Town, South Africa)
Anya Topolski (Nijmegen, The Netherlands)

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Global Protestant Missions: Politics, Reform, and Communication, 1730s-1930s

Global Protestant Missions: Politics, Reform, and Communication, 1730s-1930s

1st Edition

Jenna M. Gibbs
July 09, 2019

The book investigates facets of global Protestantism through Anglican, Quaker, Episcopalian, Moravian, Lutheran Pietist, and Pentecostal missions to enslaved and indigenous peoples and political reform endeavours in a global purview that spans the 1730s to the 1930s. The book uses key examples to...

Moral and Spiritual Leadership in an Age of Plural Moralities

Moral and Spiritual Leadership in an Age of Plural Moralities

1st Edition

Hans Alma, Ina ter Avest
January 03, 2019

In crisis situations, such as terror attacks or societal tensions caused by migration, people tend to look for explicit moral and spiritual leadership and are often inclined to vote for so-called 'strong leaders'. Is there a way to resist the temptation of the simplistic solutions that these ‘...

Catholic Missionaries and Their Work with the Poor: Mitigating Market-Government Failure in Emerging Nations

Catholic Missionaries and Their Work with the Poor: Mitigating Market-Government Failure in Emerging Nations

1st Edition

Albino Barrera
December 11, 2018

This book explores the vital role of faith-based organizations (FBOs) in compensating for the market’s and government’s inability to provide vital services. Its key theoretical contribution is the notion that poverty is the result of a triadic failure—when markets, government, and civil society...

Religion and Social Reconstruction in Africa

Religion and Social Reconstruction in Africa

1st Edition

Elias Kifon Bongmba
June 19, 2018

Religion has played a major role in both the division and unification of peoples and countries within Africa. Its capacity to cause, and to heal, societal rifts has been well documented. This book addresses this powerful societal force, and explores the implications of a theology of reconstruction,...

The Decline of Established Christianity in the Western World: Interpretations and Responses

The Decline of Established Christianity in the Western World: Interpretations and Responses

1st Edition

Paul Silas Peterson
October 02, 2017

While Church attendance in the West is often cited as being in decline, it is argued that this applies primarily to the older established forms of Christianity. Other expressions of the faith are, in fact, stable or even growing. This volume provides multidisciplinary interpretations of and...

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