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To the Ends of the Earth: Pentecostalism and the Transformation of World Christianity

Allan Heaton Anderson


Scholars have commented for years on the southward shift of Christianity during the twentieth century. The majority of Christians worldwide are now found in the continents of Africa, Asia, and Latin America. But the nature of that shift and the actors involved have not been fully explored. This book maintains that a transformation of Christianity has occurred that is far more than demographical or geographical — a profound reformation in the character of Christianity itself has taken place. The emergence, growth, and impact of Pentecostalism in the past hundred years played a major role in thi ... More

Keywords: world christianity, history of pentecostalism, charismatic movement

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780195386431
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195386431.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Allan Heaton Anderson, author
University of Birmingham