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A New History of Christianity in China

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Beschreibung

A New History of Christianity in China, written by one of the world's the leading writers on Christianity in China, looks at Christianity's long history in China, its extraordinarily rapid rise in the last half of the twentieth century, and charts its future direction. 

  • Provides the first comprehensive  history of Christianity in China, an important, understudied area in both Asian studies and religious history
  • Traces the transformation of Christianity from an imported, Western religion to a thoroughly Chinese religion
  • Contextualizes the growth of Christianity in China within national and local politics
  • Offers a portrait of the complex religious scene in China today
  • Contrasts China with other non-Western societies where Christianity is surging


Daniel H. Bays is currently Professor of History and Director of the Asian Studies Program at Calvin College in Michigan. Previously he taught at the University of Kansas for 30 years. He is the author of several books on Chinese Christian history.

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Daniel H. Bays is currently Professor of History and Director of the Asian Studies Program at Calvin College in Michigan. Previously he taught at the University of Kansas for 30 years. He is the author of several books on Chinese Christian history.

Klappentext

A New History of Christianity in China, written by one of the world's the leading writers on Christianity in China, looks at Christianity's long history in China, its extraordinarily rapid rise in the last half of the twentieth century, and charts its future direction. Provides the first comprehensive history of Christianity in China, an important, understudied area in both Asian studies and religious history Traces the transformation of Christianity from an imported, Western religion to a thoroughly Chinese religion Contextualizes the growth of Christianity in China within national and local politics Offers a portrait of the complex religious scene in China today Contrasts China with other non-Western societies where Christianity is surging



Zusammenfassung
A New History of Christianity in China, written by one of the world's the leading writers on Christianity in China, looks at Christianity's long history in China, its extraordinarily rapid rise in the last half of the twentieth century, and charts its future direction.

  • Provides the first comprehensive history of Christianity in China, an important, understudied area in both Asian studies and religious history
  • Traces the transformation of Christianity from an imported, Western religion to a thoroughly Chinese religion
  • Contextualizes the growth of Christianity in China within national and local politics
  • Offers a portrait of the complex religious scene in China today
  • Contrasts China with other non-Western societies where Christianity is surging


Inhalt

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction 1

1. The Nestorian Age and the Mongol Mission, 6351368 4

2. The Jesuit Mission of Early Modern Times and Its Fate 17

3. Protestant Beginnings, Catholics Redux, and China's First Indigenous Christians, 18001860 41

4. Expansion and Institution-building in a Declining Dynasty, 18601902 66

5. The Golden Age of Missions and the Sino-Foreign Protestant Establishment, 19021927 92

6. The Multiple Crises of Chinese Christianity, 19271950 121

7. Christianity and the New China, 19501966 158

8. The Chinese Church from the End of the Cultural Revolution to the Early Twenty-first Century 183

Appendix: The Russian Orthodox Church and Ecclesiastical Mission in China 209

Bibliography 217

Index 229

Produktinformationen

Titel: A New History of Christianity in China
Autor:
EAN: 9781444342840
ISBN: 978-1-4443-4284-0
Digitaler Kopierschutz: Adobe-DRM
Format: E-Book (epub)
Herausgeber: Wiley-Blackwell
Genre: Christentum
Anzahl Seiten: 256
Veröffentlichung: 09.06.2011
Jahr: 2011
Untertitel: Englisch
Dateigrösse: 2.4 MB