Christianity and international development


Deneulin, S., 2013. Christianity and international development. In: Clarke, M., ed. Handbook of Research on Development and Religion. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, pp. 51-65.

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    Religion has made a forceful entry in development studies in recent years. Largely neglected and assumed to disappear as societies modernized, its presence in the lives of the majority of people in the non-Western world and its social and political influence is abiding. Greater literacy about religion is therefore needed in the social sciences, and in development studies more specifically.The paper provides a brief overview of Christianity for an audience of social scientists who work in the areas of poverty, well being, inequality and justice. Part I introduces the fundamentals of Christianity and their implications for social and political engagement. Part II outlines a Christian perspective international development.


    Item Type Book Sections
    CreatorsDeneulin, S.
    EditorsClarke, M.
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    DepartmentsFaculty of Humanities & Social Sciences > Social & Policy Sciences
    Research CentresCentre for Development Studies
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