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Author Wanner, Catherine, 1960-

Title Communities of the converted : Ukrainians and global evangelism / Catherine Wanner
Published Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 305 pages) : illustrations
Series Culture and society after socialism
Culture and society after socialism.
Contents Spiritual seekers in a secularizing state, 1905-1941 -- Enlightening the faithful, 1941-1988 -- The rewards of suffering : the last Soviet refugees -- Missionizing, converting, and remaking the moral self -- God is love : new bonds, new communities -- Ambassadors of God -- Epilogue : religion as portal to the world
Summary In revealing the phenomenal transformation of religious life in a land once thought to be militantly godless, Wanner shows how formerly socialist countries experience evangelical revival. She engages issues of migration, morality, secularization, and global evangelism, while highlighting how they have been shaped by postsocialism
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-295) and index
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Subject Church and state -- Ukraine.
Evangelicalism -- Ukraine.
Evangelistic work -- Ukraine.
Secularism -- Ukraine.
Ukraine -- Religion.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0801461901 (electronic bk.)
9780801461903 (electronic bk.)