Yearbook of Chinese Theology is an international, ecumenical and fully peer-reviewed annual that covers Chinese Christianity in the areas of Biblical Studies, Church History, Systematic Theology, Practical Theology, and Comparative Religions. It offers genuine Chinese theological research previously unavailable in English, by top scholars in the study of Christianity in China.
The 2018 volume highlights the five-disciplines of Jingjiao theology and its guest editors are Prof. Xiaofeng Tang from China Academy of Social Sciences and Donghua Zhu from Tsinghua University. Further contributions are from: Paulos Huang and Donghua Zhu, David Tam, Chengyong Ge, Daniel Yeung, Melville Stewart, Mar Aprem Metropolitan, Xiaofeng Tang and Yingying Zhang, Fuxue Yang and Wenjing Xue, Donald Wang, Xiaoping Yin, Zhu Li-Layec, Lanping Wang and Qiaosui Zhang.
Paulos Huang, Ph.D: (1996, U of Helsinki) & Th.D: (2006, U of Helsinki), Post-Doctor (2000, U of Tokyo). Visiting scholar, Collaborative Innovation Center of Confucian Civilization at Shandong University, Adjunct Professor at the University of Helsinki, Chief Editor of
International Journal of Sino-Western Studies, and Guest Professor in over ten universities in China. Author of
Confronting Confucian Understanding of Christian Doctrine of Salvation (2009, Brill), co-editor of
Christianity and Chinese Culture (2000, Eerdmans). Author of many Chinese academic monographies on Christianity, Chinese Daoism/Confucianism, and dialogue between Christianity and Chinese culture. Translator of seven books of Martin Luther into Chinese. Presently Paulos is concentrating on the study of Martin Luther and translating his works into Chinese.
Table of contents
Editorial Paulos Huang and Donghua Zhu Notes on Contributors
Part 1: Systematic Theology and Chinese Humanities
1 The Names of God in the Tang Jingjiao Document Yishen Lun(A Discourse on God) David Tam 2 The Unique Features of Chanting in Jingjiao Liturgy, as Revealed in Unearthed Jingjiao Documents Chengyong Ge, translated by D. Tam
Part 2: Practical Theology in Chinese Context
3 The Multiple Identities of the Nestorian Monk Mar Alopen – A Discussion on Diplomacy and Politics Daniel Yeung 4 The Ethic of Love in Ancient Judaism and Early Jingjiao and Its Impact on Ancient China’s Religious Narrative Melville Y. Stewart
Part 3: Church History in China
5 The Church of the East in China (Jingjiao) Mar Aprem Metropolitan 6 Fangshan Cross Temple (房山十字寺) in China: Overview, Analysis and Hypotheses Xiaofeng Tang and Yingying Zhang
Part 4: Biblical and Scriptural Studies
7 Yishu (Jesu) Worship in Xiapu Manichaean Manuscripts Fuxue Yang and Wengjing Xue 8 Spirit in Atrahasis Donald Wang
Part 5: Comparative Religious and Cultural Studies
9 A Comparative Perspective on Two Yelikewen Official Families in the Yuan Dynasty Xiaoping Yin 10 From “Shiyuan 十願” (Ten Vows) to “Shijie 十誡” (Ten Commandments): Importance of Absent Elements in Translation as Case Study of Inculturation of Christianity during the Early Tang dynasty (7th century) Zhu Li-Layec
Part 6: A Review and Academic Report
11 Review of the Studies on the Research History of Authenticity of The Discourse on Monotheism and The Jesus Messiah Sutra in Kyou-shooku Lanping Wang and Qiaosui Zhang
All interested in the study of Christianity in China, Theology, Inter-religious Dialogue, Religious Studies, Philosophy, Sinology, and Sociology of Religion in the international scholarly world, including China.