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A new history of Christianity in China

Author: Daniel H Bays
Publisher: Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, cop. 2012.
Series: Blackwell guides to global Christianity.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this new book, one of the world's leading writers in the field looks at Christianity's long history in China, its extraordinarily rapid rise in the last half of the twentieth century, and charts  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Church history
Geschiedenis (vorm)
Additional Physical Format: A new history of Christianity in China
(NL-LeOCL)355464756
(OCoLC)839391094
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel H Bays
ISBN: 9781405159548 1405159545 9781405159555 1405159553 9781444342833 1444342835 9781444342864 144434286X 9781444342840 1444342843
OCLC Number: 757192212
Description: x, 241 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgments ix Introduction 1 1. The Nestorian Age and the Mongol Mission, 635 1368 4 2. The Jesuit Mission of Early Modern Times and Its Fate 17 3. Protestant Beginnings, Catholics Redux, and China s First Indigenous Christians, 1800 1860 41 4. Expansion and Institution-building in a Declining Dynasty, 1860 1902 66 5. The Golden Age of Missions and the Sino-Foreign Protestant Establishment, 1902 1927 92 6. The Multiple Crises of Chinese Christianity, 1927 1950 121 7. Christianity and the New China, 1950 1966 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
Series Title: Blackwell guides to global Christianity.
Responsibility: Daniel H. Bays.
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