The Unexpected Christian Century

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The Unexpected Christian Century: The Reversal and Transformation of Global Christianity, 1900–2000

Scott W. Sunquist. Publisher: Baker Academic, 2015.

240 pages
ISBN: 978-1441266637


Dr. Scott Sunquist, Dean of the School of Intercultural Studies at Fuller Theological Seminary, provides a learned overview of major themes in twentieth-century world Christianity. He masterfully shows how such factors as migration, political turmoil, persecution, the decline of Western Christianity, and Pentecostalism have created a religion far different from that of a century ago. He balances depth and breadth in a readable format that helps the Christian worker more fully understand the present state of Christianity around the globe.

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