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China, Christianity, and the question of culture

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Published by Baylor University Press in Waco, TX .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Paginationx, 264 p.
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25649075M
ISBN 101481300172
ISBN 109781481300186

Christianity and the World of Cultures Used with permission from Laura James: The study of world Christianity begins with the basic premise that Christianity is, and from its very inception has been, a cross cultural and diverse religion with no single dominant expression. What do the Chinese think about Christianity? Christianity has been disastrous for China: It’s a fact that after the Westerners brought Jesus’s love to China, China, like India, from 1 of the richest countries in the world became 1 of the poorest.

  Watchdog groups say the persecution of Christians and other religious minorities in China is at its most intense since the Cultural Revolution, as churches are Author: Bradford Richardson. 8. Christianity and the Hua Miao: writing and power Norma Diamond Christianity and Hakka identity Nicole Constable-- Part III. Christianity and Chinese Women: Christian virgins in eighteenth-century Sichuan Robert E. Entenmann Chinese women and Protestant Christianity at the turn of the twentieth-century Kwok Pui-Lan

Christianity, major religion stemming from the life, teachings, and death of Jesus of Nazareth in the 1st century CE. It has become the largest of the world’s religions and, geographically, the most widely diffused. Learn about the history of Christianity, its doctrines, and the major Christian traditions.   In , the ninth year of the reign of Emperor Li Shimin ( - ) of the Tang Dynasty ( - ), Nestorianism, which was considered as a heresy to Christianity at that time, came to China. Nestorianism once had a strong growth. In , Emperor Wuzong, a devout Taoist, decreed the prohibition of foreign religions.


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China, Christianity, and the question of culture Download PDF EPUB FB2

China, Christianity, and the Question of Culture is a brilliant book by a leading scholar, and deserves wide readership. An excellent guide to study the nature and aims of Sino-Christian theological studies.

This is a significant book for Chinese academia that boldly interprets the Christian phenomena in 3/5(2). China, Christianity, and the Question of Culture illuminates the unexplored links between Christianity and Chinese culture, from Christianity and higher education in China to the rural acculturation of Christian ideology by China communities.

In a distinctly Chinese voice, Yang presents the legacy of Western missionaries in a new light, contributing greatly to now vigorous Sino-Christian theology. China, Christianity, and the Question of Culture illuminates the unexplored links between Christianity and Chinese culture, from Christianity and higher education in China to the rural acculturation of Christian ideology by indigenous communities.

In a distinctly Chinese voice, Yang presents the legacy of Western missionaries in a new light. The book is divided into three parts. The first, entitled ‘Christianity and Chinese Culture’, begins with an essay on the roots of modern university education in China through the activities of Christian missionaries in the 19th : David Jasper.

China, Christianity, and the Question of Culture illuminates the unexplored links between Christianity and Chinese culture, from Christianity and higher education in China to the rural acculturation of Christian ideology by indigenous communities/5(6).

China, Christianity, and the question of culture. [Huilin Yang] -- Although the reputation of European and American missionaries to China has been in low repute in China itself for a long time, a different, far more generous accounting of the work of Western. China, Christianity, and the Question of Culture illuminates the unexplored links between Christianity and Christianity culture, from Christianity and higher education in China to the rural acculturation of Christian ideology by indigenous : Yang Huilin.

Inculturation or Contextualization: Interpretation of Christianity in the Context of Chinese Culture; 4. ""Ethicized"" Chinese-Language Christianity and the Meaning of Christian Ethics; 5. The Contemporary Significance of Theological Ethics: The True Problems Elicited by Auschwitz and the Cultural Revolution; Part 2.

China, Christianity, and the Question of Culture illuminates the unexplored links between Christianity and Chinese culture, from Christianity and higher education in China to the rural acculturation of Christian ideology by indigenous communities.

Christian missionaries in China have been viewed as agents of Western imperialist values. Recent events—from strife in Tibet and the rapid growth of Christianity in China to the spectacular expansion of Chinese Buddhist organizations around the globe—vividly demonstrate that one cannot understand the modern Chinese world without attending closely to the question of religion.

The Religious Question in Modern China highlights parallels and contrasts between historical events. 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. The development of Christianity "Cultural Christians" as a social phenomenon first appeared during the s,a golden age of growth for Christianity in China during which the number of followers exploded to more than ten million within a impetus was the end of the Cultural Revolution,when the Chinese Communist.

China, Christianity, and the Question of Culture includes fourteen of Yang's essays in this discourse, divided into three parts. Who were the main actors in propagating Christianity in China.

Where did Christian communities settle. What discussions were held in China, concerning Christianity. These, and many other, questions are answered in this reference work, which is divided in a systematic part and analytical articles.

This handbook represents a true reference guide to the reception of Christianity in pre China. The rapidly growing Chinese Protestant Church faces a significant challenge: it must adapt itself to the unique dimensions of Chinese culture, leaving behind the trail of old missionary theology and molding an authentically Chinese approach to biblical interpretation and Christian life an approach that works within both the traditional and the contemporary dimensions of Chinese society.

The Religious Question in Modern China highlights parallels and contrasts between historical events, political regimes, and cultural movements to explore how religion has challenged and responded to secular Chinese modernity, from to the present/10(56).

CHRISTIANITY AND CULTURE J. Gresham Machen This address on "The Scientific Preparation of the Minister" was delivered Septemat the opening of the one hundred and first session of Princeton Theological Seminary. It is found in the Princeton Theological Review. Christianity in China appeared in the 7th century, during the Tang dynasty, but did not take root until it was reintroduced in the 16th century by Jesuit missionaries.

Today, it comprises Catholics, Protestants, Evangelicals and a small number of Orthodox gh its history in China is not as ancient as Taoism, Mahayana Buddhism or Confucianism, Christianity, through various ways. Christian religious practice resurfaced after the end of the Cultural Revolution and has been gaining ground in Chinese society.

The number of Christians. 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/5. In Februaryat the height of the Cultural Revolution, the American Society of International Law organized a study panel of legal scholars, social scientists, lawyers, and government officials to consider problems relating to 'China and International Order.' The ten essays in this volume-written by twelve scholars including Mr.

Cohen, who has also written a substantial introduction are. Question: "What is cultural Christianity?" Answer: Cultural Christianity is religion that superficially identifies itself as “Christianity” but does not truly adhere to the faith.

A “cultural Christian” is a nominal believer—he wears the label “Christian,” but the label has more to do with his family background and upbringing than any personal conviction that Jesus is Lord.Christian Encounters with Chinese Culture Book Description: Written by a team of internationally recognized scholars, Christian Encounters with Chinese Culture focuses on a church tradition that has never been very large in China but that has had considerable social and religious influence.