9780802864482

Word Made Global: Stories of African Christianity in New York City

  • ISBN 13:

    9780802864482

  • ISBN 10:

    0802864481

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 07/22/2011
  • Publisher: Eerdmans Pub Co

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Summary

Engaging studies and snapshots of faith in the city In a groundbreaking and engaging work of ethnography, urban studies, and theology, Mark Gornik explores the recent development of African Christianity in New York City. Through the lens of three African immigrant church bodies the Church of the Lord (Aladura), the Presbyterian Church of Ghana, and the Redeemed Christian Church of God this book examines the pastoral, spiritual, and missional dynamics of this global and transnational movement. Word Made Global draws on ten years of involvement and research, during which Gornik conducting more than one hundred interviews and attended several hundred worship services, Bible studies, prayer meetings, healing services, seminars, community meals, harvest festivals and other events at more than 35 churches throughout New York City.

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