Almost seventy years have passed since the Protestant Three-Self Patriotic Movement ( tspm ) was institutionalized as the official form of Protestant Christianity in China. * What do we know about the growth, autonomy, and restrictions of tspm churches and, more generally, of state
Karrie J. Koesel, Yizhi Hu and Joshua Pine
Fuk-tsang Ying, Hao Yuan and Siu-lun Lau
only one type of church, but the Protestant church in China is a broad category covering a disparate variety of churches. A rural church in Henan is very different from the churches in megacities like Beijing. To obtain a holistic view, a proper research strategy should involve a comparison of
黄海城. 12 The official line regarding the Campaign is that churches that were demolished were “illegal buildings” ( China Daily 2014 ). However, it has been widely perceived as a selective targeting of Protestant and Catholic churches. This perception of the Campaign, therefore, has the potential
society. This paper describes the reconstitution of guanxi in an indigenous Chinese Protestant group—the Local Churches—during the twentieth century. It shows how this redefined guanxi helped make its members committed Christians, and how it Sinicized the Christian practices of the Local Churches
Foucault, Protestantism and Colonialism
The figure of the hunter, commonly regarded as quintessential Inuit figure is traced back to the efforts of the Greenlandic intelligentsia to distance themselves from the hunting lifestyle by producing an abstract hunter identity in Greenlandic literature.