Understanding World Christianity: Russia

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Scott M. Kenworthy, Alexander S. Agadjanian
  • Minneapolis: 
    Fortress
    , January
     2021.
     311 pages.
     $29.00.
     Paperback.
    ISBN
    9781451472509.
     For other formats: Link to Publisher's Website.

Description

Christianity is a global religion. It's a fact that is too often missed or ignored in many books and conversations. In a world where Christianity is growing everywhere but in the West, the Understanding World Christianity series offers a fresh, readable orientation to Christianity around the world. Understanding World Christianity is organized geographically, by nation and region. Noted experts, in most cases native to the area of focus, present a balanced history of Christianity and a detailed discussion of the faith as it is lived today. Each volume addresses six key "intersections" of Christianity in a given context, including the historical, denominational, sociopolitical, geographical, biographical, and theological settings. Understanding World Christianity: Russia offers a compelling glimpse into the vibrant and complex picture of Christianity in the Russian context. It's an ideal introduction for students, mission leaders, and any others who wish to know how Christianity influences, and is influenced by, the Russian context.

About the Author(s)/Editor(s)/Translator(s): 

Scott M. Kenworthy is associate professor in the Department of Comparative Religion at Miami University.

Alexander S. Agadjanian is faculty at the Russian State University for the Humanities.

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