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A New History of Christianity in China von Bays, Daniel H. (eBook)

  • Erscheinungsdatum: 09.06.2011
  • Verlag: Wiley-Blackwell
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A New History of Christianity in China

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 religious history
Traces the transformation of Christianity from an imported, Western religion to a thoroughly Chinese religion
Contextualizes the growth of Christianity in China within national and local politics
Offers a portrait of the complex religious scene in China today
Contrasts China with other non-Western societies where Christianity is surging
Daniel H. Bays is currently Professor of History and Director of the Asian Studies Program at Calvin College in Michigan. Previously he taught at the University of Kansas for 30 years. He is the author of several books on Chinese Christian history.


    Format: ePUB
    Kopierschutz: AdobeDRM
    Seitenzahl: 256
    Erscheinungsdatum: 09.06.2011
    Sprache: Englisch
    ISBN: 9781444342840
    Verlag: Wiley-Blackwell
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