The New Map of the Global Church
The New Map of the Global Church

The New Map of the Global Church

Church at the Crossroad


100 Pages, 5.5 x 8.5

Formats: Paperback, ebook: EPUB, Mobipocket

Paperback, $12.95 (US $12.95) (CA $15.95)

Publication Date: September 2017

ISBN 9780824520786


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Offers an inviting way to understand the facts and implications of the major demographic shifts happening within Christianity By 2025, 75 percent of Catholics in the world will be non-European; the new global church will have its center of gravity in Latin America, Asia, and Africa. This fascinating brief explores the metamorphosis taking place in the global community of believers: the church's new life comes from what historically has been labeled the periphery. The book also looks into the radical ramifications for all churches.

Author Biography

Philip Jenkins is the distinguished professor of history at Baylor University and codirector for Baylor's program on Historical Studies of Religion in the Institute for Studies of Religion. He is the author of The Jesus Wars, The Lost History of Christianity, and The Next Christendom. He is a contributing editor for the American Conservative, writes a monthly column for the Christian Century, and has written articles for the Atlantic, Christianity Today, and First Things. He lives in Waco, Texas.