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Boundless Faith: The Global Outreach of American Churches

Robert Wuthnow

Abstract

This book looks systematically at American Christianity in relation to globalization. It shows that American Christianity is increasingly influenced by globalization and is, in turn, playing a larger role in other countries and in U.S. policies and programs abroad. These changes, it argues, can be seen in the growth of support at home for missionaries and churches in other countries and in the large number of Americans who participate in short-term volunteer efforts abroad. These outreaches include building orphanages, starting microbusinesses, and setting up computer networks. Drawing on a co ... More

Keywords: American Christianity, globalization, U.S. policies, programs abroad, missionaries, volunteer efforts

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780520259157
Published to California Scholarship Online: May 2012 DOI:10.1525/california/9780520259157.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Robert Wuthnow, author