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Title Evangelical Christianity and democracy in Asia / edited by David H. Lumsdaine
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xxix, 330 pages) : illustrations
Series Evangelical Christianity and democracy in the Global South
Evangelical Christianity and democracy in the Global South.
Contents Evangelical Christianity and democratic pluralism in Asia: an introduction / David H. Lumsdaine -- The Christian community in China: the leaven effect / Kim-Kwong Chan -- Emulating Azariah: evangelicals and social change in the Dangs / Sushil J. Aaron -- Ethnicity, civil society, and the church: the politics of evangelical Christianity in northeast India / Sujatha Fernandes -- Evangelicals and politics in Indonesia: the case of Surakarta / Bambang Budijanto -- Evangelicals and the democratization of South Korea since 1987 / Joshua Young-gi Hong -- Consolidating democracy: Filipino evangelicals between People Power events, 1986-2001 / David S. Lim
Summary Although a minority of the Asian population, Protestants in Asia are a fast growing group. In some cases, religion has effected positive changes for poor and marginalised people; but there are doubts that it has the cultural currency needed to generate political changes in governments such as that in China
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-316) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Christianity and politics -- Asia.
Democracy -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Evangelicalism -- Political aspects -- Asia.
Form Electronic book
Author Lumsdaine, David Halloran.
LC no. 2005031886
ISBN 0195308247 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0199718989 (electronic bk.)
0195308255 (paperback; alk. paper)
9780195308242 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780195308259 (paperback; alk. paper)
9780199718986 (electronic bk.)