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245 00 Handbook of megachurches /|cedited by Stephen Hunt. 
264  1 Leiden ;|aBoston :|bBrill,|c[2020] 
300    1 online resource 
336    text|btxt|2rdacontent 
337    computer|bn|2rdamedia 
338    online resource|bnc|2rdacarrier 
490 1  Brill handbooks on contemporary religion ;|vvolume 19 
504    Includes bibliographical references and index. 
505 00 |gIntroduction :|tThe megachurch phenomenon /|rStephen 
       Hunt --|tSeeking souls, selling salvation : a history of 
       the modern megachurch /|rCharity Rakestraw --|tThe growth 
       of the megachurch /|rDavid E. Eagle --|tToward a typlogy 
       of the megachurch /|rJ. Gordon Melton --|tMegachurches and
       popular culture : on enclaving and encroaching Simon 
       Coleman and Saliha Chattoo --|tYour church can grow! : a 
       contextual theological critique of megachurches /|rMartyn 
       Percy --|tMegachurches in the religious marketplace /
       |rMarc von der Ruhr --|tMegachurches as total environments
       /|rJames K. Wellman Jr., Katie E. Corcoran, Kate J. 
       Stockly --|tMegachurches as educational institutions /
       |rMark J. Cartledge --|tHorse and carriage? : megachurches
       and revivalism /|rStephen Hunt --|t'The evangelisation of 
       the nation, the revitalisation of the church and the 
       transformation of society' : megachurches and social 
       engagement /|rAndrew Davies --|tMegachurches and 'reverse 
       mission' /|rRichard Burgess --|tMegachurches in Canada /
       |rMichael Wilkinson,|rPeter Schuurman --|tMegachurches in 
       Russia and other parts of the former Soviet Union /
       |rTorsten Löfstedt --|tGlobal, 'glocal' and local dynamics
       in Calvary Temple : India's fastest growing megachurch /
       |rJonathan D. James --|tSacred surplus and Pentecostal too
       -muchness : the salvation economy of African megachurches 
       /|rAsonzeh Ukah. 
520    "The growth of the megachurch (generally defined as a 
       regular attendance of over 2,000 people) is undoubtedly 
       one of the most exceptional religious trends of recent 
       times, certainly within the Christian sphere. Spreading 
       from the USA, megachurches have now become common globally
       - reaching different national and cultural contexts. The 
       edited volume Handbook of Megachurches offers a 
       comprehensive account of the subject from various academic
       perspectives: sociology, religious studies, religious 
       history and religious studies among them. Topics covered 
       include: the historical developments and growth, 
       typologies, theology, popular culture, revivalism, social 
       engagement, and the manifestation of megachurches in such 
       countries as Canada, Russia, India and Africa. 
       Contributors are: Richard Burgess, Mark Cartledge, Saliha 
       Chattoo, Simon Coleman, Katie Corcoran, Andrew Davies, 
       David Eagle, Stephen Hunt, Jonathan James, Torsten 
       Löfstedt, Gordon Melton, Martyn Percy, Charity Rakestraw, 
       Peter Schuurman, Kate Stockly, Azoneh Ukah, Marc von der 
       Ruhr, James Wellman, Michael Wilkinson. Foreworded by 
       David Bromley"--|cProvided by publisher. 
588 0  Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on 
       February 12, 2020). 
590    |bBrill eBooks, open access 
650  0 Big churches. 
650  7 Big churches.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst00831606 
655  4 Electronic books. 
700 1  Hunt, Stephen,|d1954-|eeditor. 
776 08 |iPrint version:|tHandbook of megachurches.|dLeiden ; 
       Boston : Brill, 2019|z9789004399884|w(DLC)  2019037970 
830  0 Brill handbooks on contemporary religion ;|vv. 19. 
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