Edinburgh Companions to Global Christianity

A uniquely detailed and comprehensive examination of Christianity on every continent

This series of reference volumes comprehensively maps worldwide Christianity, describing it in its entirety. Each volume covers a continent and offers country-specific studies as well as examining regional and continental trends. Through a combination of maps, tables, charts, and graphs, a full demographic analysis is provided, while original essays explore key topics and trends.

The series includes volumes on:


  1. Christianity in Sub-Saharan Africa (published May 2017)
  2. Christianity in North Africa and West Asia (published April 2018)
  3. Christianity in South and Central Asia (coming out in 2019)
  4. Christianity in East and Southeast Asia
  5. Christianity in the Pacific
  6. Christianity in Latin America
  7. Christianity in North America
  8. Christianity in Western and Northern Europe
  9. Christianity in Eastern and Southern Europe
  10. Compact Atlas of Global Christianity

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To order or pre-order a copy of a volume, or to get more information, please visit www.edinburghuniversitypress.com.

Praise for the Edinburgh Companions to Global Christianity:

"This useful reference guide to the profile of Christianity in Africa is a reminder of the important religious and cultural shifts that have transformed the continent in very recent times and helps us keep our finger on the pulse of future changes." Lamin Sanneh, D. Willis James Professor of Mission and World Christianity, Yale Divinity School

"An accessible and up-to-date reference tool for those interested in finding an overview of the topic… I highly appreciate the attention given to making this a comprehensive text, both geographically and thematically." Professor Paul Rowe, Trinity Western University