Global Christianity

Global Christianity

After the Locusts: Letters from a Landscape of Faith - Ackermann

"None of us can be too comfortable with power and influence, nor can we afford to be smug, for we stand under the judgment of the cross of Jesus who emptied himself and took on the form of a servant and was obedient even to death, yes, death on the cross." From the Forward by Desmond Tutu

> Read in HNGR 484, Global Christian Perspective

Can You Drink the Cup? - Nouwen

Nouwen uses the metaphor of the cup for the spiritual life. In holding, lifting, and drinking the cup, Christ set an example for us by his perfect life. We too must be willing to drink the cup of both joy and sorrow.

Chrisianity Rediscovered - Donovan

The story of how an American missionary "rediscovered" the Gospel message among the Masai in Tanzania.

> Read in HNGR 484, Global Christian Perspective

Compassion: A Reflection on the Christian Life - Nouwen

A powerful call to radical Christ-centered compassion. Nouwen asserts that only by emptying ourselves can we truly love others.

> Read in HNGR 484, Global Christian Perspective

The New Faces of Christianity: Believing the Bible in the Global South - Jenkins

The author of The Next Christendom takes a closer look at Christianity in the Global South: its focus on the Bible and fresh internpretations of ancient truths.

A New Kind of Christian: A Tale of Two Friends on a Spiritual Journey - McLaren

A tale of spiritual renewal that looks at genuine faith and goodness in the midst of everyday life. A refreshing conversation about faith, doubt, reason, and spirituality in the modern world.

The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global Christianity - Jenkins

Jenkins offers an insightful look at Christianity in the Global South, with its emphases on the Holy Spirit, justice, and social liberation. He compellingly traces world Christianity's shift from the West to the Global South.

One World or Many? The Impact of Globalisation on Mission - Tiplady

Instead of emphasizing the political and economic aspects of globalization, this work examines the more influential social and cultural issues. Explores the impact of globalization on the more traditional questions of Christian mission.

Whose Religion is Christianity? The Gospel Beyond the West - Sanneh

A stirring look at the growth of global Christianity, with a focus on the Church in the Global South. An excellent resource on the relationship between religion and politics and the place of Christianity in today's world.