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Facing West : American Evangelicals in an age of world Christianity

Summary: "The dramatic growth of Christianity around the world in the last century has shifted the balance of power within the faith away from the traditional strongholds of Europe and the United States to the Global South. While we typically imagine Western missionaries carrying religion to the ends of the earth, David R. Swartz shows that the line of influence has often run the other way, as evangelicals in nations such as Korea, India, and Uganda shaped the American church from abroad. Swartz tells stories of evangelicals crossing national boundaries, offering new insights into a tradition that imagines itself as simultaneously American and part of a global communion"--

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource : illustrations
  • Published: New York, NY :Oxford University Press,[2020]
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2020]

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Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Source of Description Note: Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on June 01, 2020).
Subject: Missions -- History -- 21st century
Evangelicalism -- United States
United States
Genre: History.
Electronic books.

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