The UMC, a global church, prides itself on its democratic and decentralized polity. All this shapes its response to LGBTQ couples and clergy.
Sanneh challenged the idea that Christianity was merely a tool of colonialism.
Christians in the Global South now dominate every major Protestant tradition—except one.
The unexpected Christian century has produced a global body of Christ that challenges as well as enriches Christians.
Weeks after Pentecostals met in Malaysia, Christians from around the globe arrived in Korea. The gatherings represented very different groups.
Many cities contain an almost fully representative presence of world Christianity. These are new laboratories for global Christian unity.
The term world Christianity has been widely used since the publication of Philip Jenkins’s 2002 best seller The Next Christendom, but in popular usage it has tended to refer only to Christianity in the Global South. Though courses on world Christianity have proliferated, no one until Douglas Jacobsen has taken the care to delineate the contours of the entire global movement.
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