Kenneth R. Ross, Francis Alvarez, Todd M. Johnson ed.s, Christianity in East and Southeast Asia (2020)
246mm x 189mm
32 colour illustration(s), 65 b&w table(s), numerous tables and charts showing demographic data
Edinburgh Companions to Global Christianity
Published March 2020
Edinburgh University Press
eBook (PDF): 9781474451628
A Demographic Profile of Christianity in East and Southeast Asia; Gina A. Zurlo
Christianity in East and Southeast Asia; Francis D. Alvarez SJ
Mainland China (Protestant); Manhong Melissa Lin
Mainland China (Catholic); Edmond Tang
Mainland China (House Churches); David Ro
Hong Kong; Fuk Tsang Ying
Macau; Louis Ha
Mongolia; Bayarjargal Garamtseren
Taiwan; Yang-En Cheng
North Korea; Philo Kim
South Korea; Meehyun Chung
Japan; Akemi Kugimiya
Myanmar; Hrang Hlei
Thailand; Seree Lorgunpai and Sanurak Fongvarin
Laos; David Andrianoff
Cambodia; Barnabas Mam
Vietnam; Peter C. Phan
Indonesia; Sulistyowati Irianto
Malaysia; Hwa Yung
Singapore; Violet James
Brunei; Francis D. Alvarez SJ and Kenneth R. Ross
The Philippines; Jayeel Cornelio
Timor Leste; Filomeno Jacob SJ
Major Christian Traditions
Anglicans; Ken Christoff Miyamoto
Independents; Editorial Note
Orthodox; Nikolay Samoylov and Ambrose-Aristotle Zographos
Protestants; Timothy T. N. Lim
Catholics; Daniel Franklin E. Pilario CM
Evangelicals; Kang-San Tan
Pentecostals/Charismatics; Julie Ma
Faith and Culture; José Mario Francisco SJ
Worship and Spirituality; Wonsuk Ma
Theology; Alexander Chow
Social and Political Context; Sebastian C. H. Kim
Mission and Evangelism; Septemmy E. Lakawa
Gender; Sharon A. Bong
Religious Freedom; Paul Marshall
Inter-Religious Relations; Sivin Kit
Migration; Maruja M. B. Asis
Colonial and Post-Colonial Context; Wai Ching Angela Wong
The Future of Christianity in East and Southeast Asia; Mary Ho
Christianity by Country
Combines empirical data and original analysis to give a uniquely detailed account of Christianity in East and Southeast Asia
Profiles the leading features and current trends of each of the major Christian traditions in every country in East and Southeast Asia
Written by indigenous scholars with expertise in their field
Assesses the direction of Christian faith in East and Southeast Asia in relation to such key themes as faith and culture, worship and spirituality, theology, social and political engagement, mission and evangelism, religious freedom, gender, inter-faith relations, migration, environment and the colonial and post-colonial context
Attractively presents statistical and demographic information
Taking the analysis of worldwide Christianity to a deeper level of detail, this volume focuses on Christianity in East and Southeast Asia, covering every country and offering both reliable demographic information and original interpretative essays by indigenous scholars and practitioners. It maps patterns of growth and decline, assesses major traditions and movements, analyses key themes, and examines current trends. As a comprehensive account of the presence of Christianity in every country in East and Southeast Asia, this volume is set to become a standard work of reference in its field.
Francis D. Alvarez S.J., Loyola School of Theology and Ateneo de Manila University, the Philippines.
Maruja M. B. Asis, Scalabrini Migration Center, the Philippines.
Sharon A. Bong, Monash University, Malaysia.
Yang-en Chengm, Taiwan Graduate School of Theology, Taiwan.
Alexander Chow, University of Edinburgh.
Meehyun Chung, Yonsei University, South Korea,
Jayeel Cornelio, Ateneo de Manila University, the Philippines.
Sanurak Fongvarin, Research Institute for Thai Church Development and Christian University of Thailand, Thailand.
José Mario C. Francisco S.J. , Ateneo de Manila University, the Philippines, and Pontifical Gregorian University, Italy.
Bayarjargal Garamtseren, Mongolian Union Bible Society and Mongolian Research Institute for Christianity, Mongolia.
Louis Ha, Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Hrang Hlei, Indiana Chin Baptist Church, USA.
Mary Ho, All Nations Family, USA.
Sulistyowati Irianto, University of Indonesia.
Filomeno Jacob S.J., Pontifical Gregorian University, Italy.
Violet James, Singapore Bible College, Singapore.
Todd M. Johnson, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, MA, USA.
Philo Kim, Seoul National University, South Korea.
Sebastian C. H. Kim, Fuller Theological Seminary, CA, USA.
Sivin Kit, Malaysia Theological Seminary, Malaysia
Akemi Kugimiya, Shirayuri University, Japan.
Septemmy E. Lakawa, Jakarta Theological Seminary, Indonesia.
Timothy T. N. Lim, Carey Baptist College, New Zealand, and London School of Theology, UK.
Manhong Melissa Lin, China Christian Council and Nanjing Union Theological Seminary, China.
Seree Lorgunpai, Thailand Bible Society, Thailand
Julie Ma, Oral Roberts University, OK, USA.
Wonsuk Ma, Oral Roberts University, OK, USA.
Barnabas Mam, Ambassadors for Christ International, Cambodia.
Paul Marshall, Baylor University, TX, and Hudson Institute, DC, USA.
Ken Christoph Miyamoto, Kobe Shoin Women’s University, Japan.
Peter C. Phan, Georgetown University, DC, USA.
Daniel Franklin E. Pilario cm, Adamson University, the Philippines.
David Ro, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, MA USA.
Kenneth R. Ross
Nikolay Samoylov, Saint Petersburg State University, Russia.
Kang-San Tan, BMS World Mission, UK.
Edmond Tang, University of Birmingham, UK.
Wai Ching Angela Wong, United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia, Hong Kong
Ambrose-Aristotle Zographos (Song-Am Cho), Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, South Korea.
Gina A. Zurlo, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, MA, USA.