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The origins of Christianity in China seem to go back to the first centuries CE, but it is very difficult to establish an exact date or even a period, since much depends on the interpretation of the relatively few sources (literary, archaeological, iconographic) at our disposal. A rather Ramelli, I

[German Version] Millenarianism/Chiliasm, VII: China...

In: Religion Past and Present Online
Author: Xinping Zhuo

Abstract

The development of contemporary Chinese religion has its own social background. A typical characteristic of it is co-existence with globalization. The present development and future possibilities of religious existence in China should be based on the corresponding relationship with Chinese society, specifically in the contextualization of global engagement. Many people hope and believe that religion can play a very positive role(s) in contemporary China, in line with its global connection. Alhough certain problems still remain, the theme of understanding religion has a very special role within the context of the Chinese effort of constructing a harmonious society.

In: Yearbook of Chinese Theology 2015
Author: Archie C.C. Lee

RETURNING TO CHINA: BIBLICAL INTERPRETATION IN POSTCOLONIAL HONG KONG* ARCHIE C.C. LEE Department of Religion, The Chinese University of Hong Kong Introduction: From a British Colony to the SAR of China Surely it was a historical moment when, on the last day of June 1997, the Union Jack was

In: Biblical Interpretation

309 © Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2001 Biblical Interpretation 9, 3 READING WITH YIN YANG EYES: NEGOTIATING THE IDEOLOGICAL DILEMMA OF A CHINESE AMERICAN BIBLICAL HERMENEUTICS TAT-SIONG BENNY LIEW Chicago Theological Seminary As it is well known to all of us, one of the defining— if not the

In: Biblical Interpretation
Author: Tang, Edmond

[German Version] In China today traditional methods of mission are restricted by government policy. Religious activities are confined to designated places of worship. Public evangelistic events or large-scale social apostolate, such as schools or hospitals, are not allowed. In both Protestant and

In: Religion Past and Present Online

[German Version] I. General – II. History and Civilization – III. History of Religion – IV. Chinese Religions and Missiology – V. Christianity Over the centuries, China has integrated a wide variety of cultures, including influences from far distant lands. It has not always included all the

In: Religion Past and Present Online
Author: Lutz, Jessie G.

[German Version] (CIM), was founded by J.H. Taylor in 1865. Its goal initially was not to build churches or reform society, but to spread the Christian message of grace and salvation to rescue Chinese heathens from damnation. Missionaries were not guaranteed any salary. They were to seek God's will

In: Religion Past and Present Online
Author: Lutz, Jessie G.

[German Version] is the name of a missionary society founded in 1947 by Ji Zhiwen (Dr. Andrew Gih, 1901–1985). The ECF left China upon the founding of the People's Republic of China in 1949, but was able to return during the 1980s. The headquarters is in Monteray Park, California. Its director is

In: Religion Past and Present Online
Author: Timothy Lim

104 Book Reviews / Biblical Interpretation 19 (2011) 102-107 © Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2011 DOI: 10.1163/156851510X503253 Reading Christian Scriptures in China . Edited by Chloë Starr. London: T & T Clark, 2008. Pp. ix + 229. Twelve papers from the 2007 Oxford conference are published in

In: Biblical Interpretation