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The Globalisation of Charismatic Christianity (New)

(Hardback - Oct 2000)
$114.00 - Online Price

Overview

This work analyzes the revival of charismatic Protestant Christianity as an example of globalization. The author seeks to show that, along with many social movements, these religious conservatives are negotiating their own interpretations of global and postmodern processes. They are constructing an evangelical arena of action and meaning within the liminal, chaotic space of the global. The book examines globalization not only as a social process, but also as an embodied practice involving forms of language and ritualized movement. Charismatic Christianity is presented through its material culture - art, architecture and consumer products - as well as its rhetoric and theology. The book provides an account of the incorporation of electronic media such as television, videos and the Internet into Christian worship. Issues relating to the conduct of fieldwork in contexts of globalization are raised in an account which is also the first major ethnography of a Faith ministry.

Details

  • SKU: 9780521660723
  • SKU10: 0521660726
  • Title: The Globalisation of Charismatic Christianity
  • Series: Cambridge Studies in Ideology & Religion
  • Qty Remaining Online: 129
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Date Published: Oct 2000
  • Edition Description: New
  • Pages: 264
  • Illustrated: Yes
  • Weight lbs: 1.11
  • Dimensions: 8.50" L x 5.50" W x 0.75" H
  • Features: Index, Illustrated, Bibliography
  • Themes: Theometrics | Academic;
  • Category: CHURCH HISTORY
  • Subject: Sociology of Religion

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