Updated: Jun 15, 2022
Video from In Unitatem Fidei
"Dr. Charles Farhadian is professor of World Religions and Christian Mission at Westmont College in Montecito, California. He is the author of many books, including "Christianity, Islam, and Nationalism in Indonesia" (Routledge, 2009), "Christian Worship Worldwide: Expanding Horizons, Deepening Practices" (Eerdmans, 2007), "Introducing World Religions" (Baker Academic, 2015), and the book discussed in this interview, "Christianity: A brief introduction" (Baker Academic, 2020). This interview was originally published on April 22, 2022.
0:00 - Introduction 7:02 - Personal experience studying Christianity 13:08 - What is Christian, what is cultural? 16:42 - Is Christianity's global perspective unique? 23:27 - Relationship with Andrew Walls 27:08 - How is Christianity's relationship with the Bible different than other faiths and their holy books? 30:30 - Buddhism and Hinduism 36:22 - What is necessary for a church to be a church? 47:25 - What might the future of Christianity look like? 55:23 - What would it look like for the church to be united?" from video introduction.