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Barrett, David B.

Overview
Works: 54 works in 214 publications in 3 languages and 6,584 library holdings
Genres: History  Maps  Reference works  Atlases  Conference papers and proceedings  Chronologies  Dictionaries  Encyclopedias  Periodicals  Church history 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: BR157, 200.223
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Most widely held works about David B Barrett
 
Most widely held works by David B Barrett
World Christian encyclopedia : a comparative study of churches and religions in the modern world, AD 1900-2000 by David B Barrett( Book )

22 editions published between 1981 and 2001 in English and held by 1,511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes, in fourteen sections, the extent, status, and characteristics of the Christian religion
World Christian encyclopedia : a comparative survey of churches and religions in the modern world by David B Barrett( Book )

40 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The comprehensive overview of the world's largest religion in all its many versions and in both its religious and secular contexts. The Encyclopedia presents and analyzes an unmatched wealth of information about the extent, status, and characteristics of twentieth-century Christianity worldwide. It takes full account of Christianity's ecclesiastical branches, subdivisions, and denominations, and treats Christianity in relation to other faiths and the secular realm. It offers an unparalleled comparative study of churches and religions throughout the modern world. This new edition features a vast range of new and previously unpublished data on the current global situation of Christianity, on religion in general, and on the political, demographic, economic, and social characteristics of the world's cultures and peoples in 238 countries. Each volume is filled with essential information, from historical surveys of denominations to country-by-country profiles of churches and believers. The text sets the cxurrent status of Christianity into a rich historical context, and assesses current trends and future directions. Many tables, charts, diagrams, photographs, a directory of names and organizations, a glossary, index, and other features ensure accessbility for specialists and non-specialists alike. The Encyclopedia will be of great value to academics of many disciplines, clergy, administrators, and those who work in Christian and other religious organizations around the world, as well as to anyone interested in current affairs
The atlas of religion by Joanne O'Brien( )

10 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maps the current nature, extent, and influence of each of the major religions and shows, country by country, how religions are spread through broadcasting, missionary work, schooling, and banking; how they relate to government, laws, and world hunger; and the role they play in wars. It traces the emergence of new religious movements, the survival of traditional beliefs, and the presence of atheism and agnosticism. The Atlas of Religion also locates the origin, the heartland, and the sacred places of each of the major religions and provides essential background with a valuable table showing the fundamental beliefs of Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, Sikhism, and Taoism.--From publisher description
Schism and renewal in Africa; an analysis of six thousand contemporary religious movements by David B Barrett( Book )

27 editions published between 1968 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The state of religion atlas by Joanne O'Brien( )

11 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the next century approaches, the world's religions will emerge as one of the great geopolitical forces shaping our lives--and understanding these beliefs will be crucial to understanding the world itself. Now The State of Religion Atlas brings together thirty-four provocative full-color maps and graphics that portray the current impact of the major religions and their divisions; the survival of traditional beliefs; the presence of atheism and agnosticism; and the myriad new religious movements. This atlas shows vividly, country by country, how religions spread their influence through means such as broadcasting and missionary work; how they relate to governments, laws, world hunger; and what role they play in wars. The State of Religion Atlas ends by mapping the heartlands of the different religions and the sacred places of the world. For essential background their is also an illustrated table on the fundamental beliefs of Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, Sikhism, and Taoism
World Christian trends, AD 30-AD 2200 : interpreting the annual Christian megacensus by David B Barrett( Book )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World-class cities and world evangelization by David B Barrett( Book )

2 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

African initiatives in religion; 21 studies from Eastern and Central Africa by Workshop in religious research (1967-1968 : Nairobi)( Book )

6 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kenya churches handbook : the development of Kenyan Christianity, 1498-1973( Book )

7 editions published in 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven hundred plans to evangelize the world : the rise of a global evangelization movement by David B Barrett( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unreached peoples : clarifying the task( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in Undetermined and English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evangelize! : a historical survey of the concept by David B Barrett( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifth in a series of books resulting from a Global Evangelization Strategy Consultaton in 1985 involving 21 Baptist bodies around the world. Contains practical considerations to place current missiological thinking at the disposal of the Global Evangelization Movement. Analyzes a concept central to any consideration of world evangelization and shows the task of the church in this complex program
Cosmos, chaos, and gospel : a chronology of world evangelization from creation to new creation by David B Barrett( Book )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Our globe and how to reach it : seeing the world evangelized by AD 2000 & beyond : a manual for the decade of evangelization, 1990-2000 by David B Barrett( Book )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Atlas des religions dans le monde / David B. Barrett ; traduit de l'anglais par Franco̧ise Burgess ; préface de Jean Baubérot by Joanne O'Brien( Book )

4 editions published in 1994 in French and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theological education in context : 100 extension programmes in contemporary Africa by Jonathan Hogarth( Book )

4 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Weltatlas der Religionen by Joanne O'Brien( )

5 editions published in 1994 in German and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

34 farbige Weltkarten informieren über Themen wie: die grossen Glaubensgemeinschaften, Kirche und Staat, Fundamentalismus, Glaubenskriege u.v.m. Ein Überblick der Grundgedanken der grossen Religionen und Kommentare zu den Karten bilden den Textteil. (Quelle: Katalog SBE)
Reaction to mission : an analysis of independant church movements across two hundred African tribes by David B Barrett( )

9 editions published between 1965 and 1968 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abstract (2 l.) preceding thesis proper
Rise up and walk! : conciliarism and the African indigenous churches, 1815-1987 by David B Barrett( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

AD 2000 global monitor : keeping track of world evangelization 1990-1994( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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World Christian encyclopedia : a comparative study of churches and religions in the modern world, AD 1900-2000
Alternative Names
Barrett, David B.

Barrett, David Brian 1927-

Languages
English (151)

German (5)

French (4)

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World Christian encyclopedia : a comparative survey of churches and religions in the modern worldThe atlas of religion