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Reading Christian scriptures in China

Author: Chloë Starr
Publisher: London ; New York : T & T Clark, ©2008.
Series: T & T Clark theology
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume sets out to examine how Christian scriptures have been read within a Chinese reading tradition, and to assess what questions such readings pose for both theologians and Chinese studies specialists. The absence to date of publications on the topic, and the scattered nature of such research and of scholars in the field makes this an important contribution to debate. The volume gathers essays from Biblical  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Reading Christian scriptures in China.
London ; New York : T & T Clark, ©2008
(DLC) 2008299823
(OCoLC)156831007
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Chloë Starr
ISBN: 9780567638465 0567638464 1283201372 9781283201377
OCLC Number: 741691738
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 229 pages).
Contents: PART 1: The Bible in China. Modern Chinese attitudes towards the Bible / Chen Jianming --
Reading Christian scriptures: the nineteenth-century context / Chloë Starr --
Hermeneutical conflict? Reading the Bible in contemporary China / Fredrik Fällman --
The Bible in the twentieth-century Chinese Christian church / Thor Strandenæs --
Studying the New Testament in the Chinese academic world: a survey, 1976-2006 / Zha Changping --
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PART 2: Chinese biblical hermeneutics. Competing tensions: a search for May fourth biblical hermeneutics / Sze-kar Wan --
Interpreting the Lord's Prayer from a Confucian-Christian perspective: Wu Leichuan's practice and contribution to Chinese biblical hermeneutics / Grace Hui Liang --
Representing the Gospels to the Chinese mind: T.C. Chao's approaches to biblical texts in The Life of Jesus / Richard X.Y. Zhang --
Reading the Sermon on the Mount in China: a hermeneutical enquiry into its history of reception / John Y.H. Yieh --
Confucian Catholics' appropriation of the decalogue: a case-study in cross-textual reading / Tian Haihua --
Translating and chanting the Psalms: a retrospective on the use of the Bible in the Chinese Catholic church in the second half of the twentieth century / Mark Fang --
Perspectives on John C.H. Wu's translation of the New Testament / Lloyd Haft.
Series Title: T & T Clark theology
Responsibility: edited by Chloë Starr.

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