What is Happening to Christianity? Insights from Africa

 
  6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
 Free

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Christianity’s centre of gravity has shifted to the Global South. Prosperity churches, 'born again' politicians, prophets, healers and exorcists are now typical expressions of Christianity worldwide. What do these changes mean for our understanding of the world’s largest religion, in particular with regard to secularism, politics, and international development? Drawing on examples from Africa, the lecture shows how these movements challenge established notions of Christian doctrine and institutional order, and how contemporary Christianity reflects the wider fragmentations and imbalances of the modern world.

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2022-01-20 18:00 2022-01-20 18:00 Europe/London What is Happening to Christianity? Insights from Africa Christianity s centre of gravity has shifted to the Global South https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2022/01/20/what-is-happening-to-christianity-insights-from-africa-273472 Barnard's Inn Hall,,,London

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Barnard's Inn Hall,
London,
UK

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