Global Gospel

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Format: Paperback

Vendor: Baker Academic

Publication Date: November 17, 2015

ISBN: 0801049938

ISBN-13: 9780801049934

Number of Pages: 268

Dimensions: 9.00 × 6.00 (inches)

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In this pathbreaking book, award-winning author Douglas Jacobsen describes global Christianity and provides a framework for understanding the varied experiences of Christians around the world. Focusing on the five big continents of Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, and North America, Jacobsen recounts their differing histories, contemporary experiences, and cultural theologies. In the current era of massive and dynamic global challenges, this accessible and fair-minded volume sets the stage for Christians worldwide to engage the gospel--and each other--more deeply. Global Gospel contains numerous maps, charts, and illustrations that aid comprehension. Accompanying videos can be found on YouTube's "Global Christianity" channel (

Author Info

Douglas Jacobsen (PhD, University of Chicago) is distinguished professor of church history and theology at Messiah College in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. He is the author or coauthor of ten books including The World's Christians: Who They Are, Where They Are, and How They Got There and Gracious Christianity.

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