Global Faith, Worldly Power
Evangelical Internationalism and U.S. Empire
Edited by John Corrigan, Melani McAlister, Axel R. Schäfer
410 pp., 6.125 x 9.25, 3 halftones, notes, index
Paperback ISBN: 978-1-4696-7059-1
Published: October 2022
Hardcover ISBN: 978-1-4696-7058-4
Published: October 2022
eBook ISBN: 978-1-4696-7060-7
Published: September 2022
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In addition to a critical introduction and essays by editors John Corrigan, Melani McAlister, and Axel R. Schäfer are essays by Lydia Boyd, Emily Conroy-Krutz, Christina Cecelia Davidson, Helen Jin Kim, David C. Kirkpatrick, Candace Lukasik, Sarah Miller-Davenport, Dana L. Robert, Tom Smith, Lauren F. Turek, and Gene Zubovich.
About the Authors
John Corrigan is Lucius Moody Bristol Distinguished Professor of Religion, professor of history, and Distinguished Research Professor at Florida State University.
For more information about John Corrigan, visit the Author Page.
Melani McAlister is professor of American studies and international affairs at George Washington University.
For more information about Melani McAlister, visit the Author Page.
Axel R. Schäfer is professor of U.S. history at the Obama Institute for Transnational American Studies at the University of Mainz, Germany.
For more information about Axel R. Schäfer, visit the Author Page.
"In foregrounding international forms of evangelicalism, this volume delivers thought-provoking visions of how the faith tradition’s domestic manifestations might take inspiration from global communities and reckon with the darker episodes in its history. Scholars of American religion should take note."—Publishers Weekly
"This excellent volume stands out for its global breadth, for capturing the diversity of U.S.-global evangelicalism, and for strikingly relating religious history to the key themes framing the volume: empire, the Cold War, neoliberalism, and humanitarianism. A genuinely thought-provoking work, it will also make the perfect addition to courses in the field of transnational religious history."—Uta Balbier, author of Altar Call in Europe: Billy Graham, Mass Evangelism, and the Cold-War West
"By situating American evangelicalism in a transnational frame, Global Faith, Worldly Power offers a significantly more complex picture of the movement, highlighting its racial, geographic, and political diversity. The book shows how evangelical investments at home and abroad have influenced U.S. foreign affairs, impacted local Christian communities in other parts of the world, and reshaped evangelical constituents domestically over the past two hundred years."—Heather D. Curtis, author of Holy Humanitarians: American Evangelicals and Global Aid