Christianity in China: From the Eighteenth Century to the Present
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This pathbreaking volume will force a reassessment of many common assumptions about the relationship between Christianity and modern China. The overall thrust of the twenty essays is that despite the conflicts and tension that often have characterized relations between Christianity and China, in fact Christianity has been, for the past two centuries or more, putting down roots within Chinese society, and it is still in the process of doing so. Thus Christianity is here interpreted as not just a Western religion that imposed itself on China, but one that was becoming a Chinese religion, as Buddhism did centuries ago.…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
This pathbreaking volume will force a reassessment of many common assumptions about the relationship between Christianity and modern China. The overall thrust of the twenty essays is that despite the conflicts and tension that often have characterized relations between Christianity and China, in fact Christianity has been, for the past two centuries or more, putting down roots within Chinese society, and it is still in the process of doing so. Thus Christianity is here interpreted as not just a Western religion that imposed itself on China, but one that was becoming a Chinese religion, as Buddhism did centuries ago.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: STANFORD UNIV PR
  • Revised
  • Seitenzahl: 508
  • Erscheinungstermin: März 1999
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 228mm x 153mm x 27mm
  • Gewicht: 644g
  • ISBN-13: 9780804736510
  • ISBN-10: 0804736510
  • Artikelnr.: 22208773
Autorenporträt
Daniel H. Bays is Professor of History at the University of Kansas.