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Chinese Christians in America : conversion, assimilation, and adhesive identities

Author: Fenggang Yang
Publisher: University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This case study reveals the role of religion in the lives of Chinese Christians in the US. Christianity is the most practiced religion among the Chinese in America; this book explores the subject  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Yang, Fenggang.
Chinese Christians in America.
University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, ©1999
(OCoLC)607246113
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fenggang Yang
ISBN: 0271019166 9780271019161 0271019174 9780271019178
OCLC Number: 39897264
Notes: Originally presented as the author's thesis (doctoral)--Catholic University of America, 1996.
Description: x, 238 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Assimilation, ethnicity, and religion --
Chinese immigrants, cultural traditions, and changing identities --
Becoming Christian --
Becoming American --
Preserving Chinese culture --
Deconstructing the Chinese identity, reconstructing adhesive identities.
Responsibility: Fenggang Yang.

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