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China"s challenge to Christianity

Lucius Chapin Porter

China"s challenge to Christianity

by Lucius Chapin Porter

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Published by Missionary Education Movement of the United States and Canada in New York .
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    Subjects:
  • Missions -- China,
  • China -- Civilization,
  • China -- Social conditions

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Lucius Chapin Porter.
    SeriesHistory of religions preservation project -- MN41606.4.
    ContributionsMissionary Education Movement of the United States and Canada.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationvii, 248 p.
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14025758M
    OCLC/WorldCa43474737

    “Christianity will continue to grow in China and I don’t think the authorities can stop it because the appetite is there," she said. "Communism lets too many people down.” (Matt Moir is a. Acclaimed by the Financial Times as an excellent read, panoramic in scope, Peking brings to life the conflict, struggle, and idealism that marked Chinas revolution and led to its rise to superpower status To a China racked by famine and bloody civil war in , young English-born missionary Jakob Kellner brings all the crusading passion of his untried Christian faith/5.

      First, Christianity in general, and Protestantism in particular, has exploded in China in recent years. Why China’s Technology Theft Poses a Bigger Challenge Than That of Author: Zachary Keck.   The number of Chinese professing Christianity, in particular — estimated at more than 70 million — is rising so dramatically that, by some projections, China will have the world’s biggest.

      “China’s urban Christians are more likely than their rural counterparts to have traveled overseas, studied or worked with individuals from outside China (perhaps even joining a foreign company or organization), or to have learned another language. As such they are thus more cognizant of the larger world beyond China’s borders. 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.


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The digit and digit formats both work. Cited by: 2. Tens of millions of Chinese now identify as Christians, and the number has grown rapidly, posing challenges for a government that is officially atheist and wary of threats to its power.

"Chinese leaders have always been suspicious of the political challenge or threat that Christianity poses to the Communist regime," said Xi Lian, a.

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.

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Greenstein, Kendra G. Hotz, and John Kaltner. Though official government figures puts the number at around 23 million Christians ina Pew Research Center report estimates that there were, in fact, close to Author: Cal Wong. THE CHINA CHALLENGE.

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The biggest challenge to Christianity today is the commonly accepted but altogether false understanding that the gospel is reserved only for unbelievers, not believers. Once in the church, a person is incorrectly taught that Christian living means.

‘The China Challenge,’ by Thomas J. Christensen. But because of Christensen’s powerful and reasonable book, seeing China as it sees itself is not an entirely indigestible idea.

Embedded in the now dominant US narrative of “Chinese aggression”, Sinophobes claim that China is not only a threat to the American way of life, but also an existential threat to the American republic. It’s worth noting, of course, that the American way of life has long ceased to be a model to be emulated all across the Global South and that the US walks and talks increasingly like an.

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CT Staff. I have served, loved and struggled with the church for my entire life. She is near and dear to my heart. Much of my writing is for the church or about the church, and my forthcoming book Uncomfortable (Crossway, ) is a love letter to and for the church in all her awkward, painful, challenging glory.

On Sunday I will be installed as an elder in my local church, Southlands. The Tang Dynasty was a very special period in Chinese history where there was a broad policy of tolerance and interest in fostering foreign religions., In Alopen completed the first Christian book in Chinese The Sutra of Jesus the Messiah.

In this book it was carefully argued that Christianity was part of China's ancient tradition. China's Worldview: Three Timeless Truths. eager to manage destiny but content not to challenge their place on Earth.

Critically, the Book of Changes is centered on the idea of the dynamic balance of opposites, the evolution of events as a process and acceptance of the inevitability of change.

Even today, the Chinese worldview shuns Author: Tom Doctoroff. Since the dawn of the new millennium, Christianity in China has redirected its growth toward a hundred or so central cities throughout the country.

Groups of young, well-educated, active professionals have gathered in urban churches, smashing the stereotype in many Chinese people’s minds of Christians as elderly, infirm, sick, or disabled. "Chinese leaders have always been suspicious of the political challenge or threat that Christianity poses to the Communist regime," said Xi Lian, a scholar of Christianity in China at Duke University.

Full text of "China's challenge to Christianity [microform]" See other formats. Latourette, Kenneth Scott. A History of the Expansion of Christianity. NY: Harper and Brothers Publishers, Pp. Biographical Sketch of the Author Kenneth Scott Latourette has earned degree of from Linfield College inB.A inM.A in /5.10 Chinese Christians the Western Church Should Know 1 of 3.

Early Church the challenge of participating in religious or ritual life, and tensions over the next generation. and co-editor.Christianity has a long cultural history of more than years. In spite of the short history of Christianity in China, it has a vital impact on religion in China.

Christian religious group has a high proportion in the population of Chinese religion. InChristian institutions constitute %, not including the underground by: