This timely book recognizes and reflects today’s character of Christianity as “truly worldwide, polycentric, and culturally diverse” (xv) and, from there, the emerging field of study called world Christianity. It inaugurates a series of publications on “World Christianity and Public Religion” with Raimundo C. Barreto Jr., a Brazilian Baptist minister, theologian, and professor at Princeton Theological Seminary, as its series editor and Fortress Press as its publisher. The initiative stems from a growing cooperation between Princeton and Faculdade Unida de Vitória, Brazil, both created in the Reformed tradition but ecumenical in thought and practice, and is rightly mindful of the most seminal work of Richard Shaull and Rubem Alves, among others, both at Princeton and in Brazil. It further invited others from various countries and traditions, established as well as emerging scholars, to the table of fellowship and conversation. The book, originally published in Brazil in both English and Portuguese...

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