Shifting Southward: Global Christianity since 1945

  title={Shifting Southward: Global Christianity since 1945},
  author={Dana L. Robert},
  journal={International Bulletin of Mission Research},
  pages={50 - 58}
  • D. Robert
  • Published 1 April 2000
  • History, Political Science
  • International Bulletin of Mission Research
From December 12 to 29, 1938, the most representative meeting of world Protestantism to date took place in Tambaram, India. Under the gathering storm clouds of World War II, with parts of China already under Japanese occupation, Hitler triumphant in the Sudetenland, and Stalinism in full swing, 471 persons from 69 different countries met at Madras Christian College for the second decennial meeting of the Inter­ national Missionary Council. For the first time, African Christians from different… 

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