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Chapter on African Christianity in Handbook of Global Contemporary Christianity

The new Handbook of Global Contemporary Christianity has just been published by Brill. Edited by Stephen J. Hunt (University of the West of England, Bristol), this volume maps the transformations, as well as the continuities, of the largest of the major religions. 172 more words


How It Works (Part 2)

I tried in my previous “Primer” to describe contemporary Christian sensibilities on the question of homosexuality (with sex-same marriage as the hot-button issue). I wasn’t quite putting myself in the shoes of, say, conservative Christians; but I was trying to avoid the easy, polemical attributions of outsiders. 1,717 more words

Daniel Hayes

Good Friday: Religious Freedom and the Crucified Christ

Every week I drive into the same local Shell gas station to buy gas because this is where the cheapest gas prices are in town. The manager is a Muslim and I think he originates from Pakistan. 1,567 more words