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Christianity in Rural China

Conflict and Accommodation in Jiangxi Province, 1860-1900 (Michigan Monographs in Chinese Studies)

by Alan Sweeten

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Center for Chinese Studies, The Universi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christianity,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Jiangxi Sheng (China),
  • Rural Sociology,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - Church History,
  • Multicultural Nonfiction,
  • China,
  • Asia - China,
  • Christianity - History - General,
  • Ethnic Studies - General,
  • Social Science / Ethnic Studies,
  • Christianity - General,
  • Sociology - Rural,
  • Church history

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages296
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8232197M
    ISBN 100892641460
    ISBN 109780892641468

    For important information about Catholics in China, or even about late 19th- and early 20th-century missionaries to China, it will be necessary to consult other studies.[1] Also, partly because of Lian's exclusive focus on popular movements, the book's primary value is for an overview of the rapid growth of Christianity among working-class or Author: David Lyle Jeffrey. If you are looking to better understand christianity in China from a cultural, historical, and personal perspective this is the book for you. The author does a very good job taking the reader inside the mind of Christianity in China: contrasting the state run church versus house churches/5.

    It is not a comprehensive book relating the history of Chinese Christianity, instead it is a personal and journalistic book as Chinese dissident Liao Yiwu comes to meet and know various Christians, both in rural China (especially Yunnan Province) and around Beijing and Chengdu.4/5. Christianity first reached China in the 7th century AD, brought by Nestorian Eastern Syriac believers. Roman Catholic missionaries arrived in the 13th century and in the early s there was even.

      ) Alan Richard Sweeten, Christianity in Rural China: Conflict and Accommodation in Jiangxi Province, (Ann Arbor: Center for Chinese Studies, The University of Michigan, ): ) Daniel H. Bays, and James H. Grayson, “Christianity in East Asia: China, Korea and Japan.”.   China's peasants lack a voice or the political power to change their own conditions. This puts them off of the radar screen for most of the urban elite. As two Chinese journalists put it in a book on the plight of China's rural poor: "City people know as much about the peasants as they know about the man in the moon.".


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Sociologist Rodney Stark and Xiuhua Wang explore the rise of Christianity in China in their book A Star in the East: The Rise of Christianity in China.

Fenggang Yang’s book Religion in. Christianity in China appeared in the 7th century, during the Tang dynasty, but did not take root until it was reintroduced in the 16th century by Jesuit missionaries.

Christianity in Rural China book, it comprises Catholics, Protestants, Evangelicals and a small number of Orthodox gh its history in China is not as ancient as Taoism, Mahayana Buddhism or Confucianism, Christianity, through various ways.

Christianity in Rural China reflects both of these tendencies. Ironically, we have imperialism to thank for this study of indigenous Chinese Christians.

The Chinese government was forced to establish the Zongli Yamen (Office of Foreign Affairs) in as part of the treaty ending the Arrow War to ensure that there would be diplomatic channels. This book provides a significant new interpretation of China's rapid urbanization by analyzing its impact on the spread of Protestant Christianity in the People's Republic.

Demonstrating how the transition from rural to urban churches has led to the creation of nationwide Christian networks, the author focuses on Linyi in Shandong cturer: Palgrave Macmillan. Testing The Theory: Christianity in Rural China This new book from Templeton Press tells the fascinating story of the explosion of Christianity in China.

Credit: Templeton Press. This book provides a significant new interpretation of China's rapid urbanization by analyzing its impact on the spread of Protestant Christianity in the People's Republic.

Demonstrating how the transition from rural to urban churches has led to the creation of nationwide Christian networks, the author focuses on Linyi in Shandong Province.

China's Urban Christians: A Light That Cannot Be Hidden looks at how massive urbanization is redrawing not only the geographic and social landscape of China, but in the process is transforming China's growing church as well. The purpose of this book is to explore how Christians in China perceive the challenges posed by their new urban context and to examine their proposed /5(10).

China, Christianity, and the Question of Culture illuminates the unexplored links between Christianity and Chinese culture, from Christianity and higher education in China to the rural acculturation of Christian ideology by indigenous communities. In a distinctly Chinese voice, Yang presents the legacy of Western missionaries in a new light.

Get this from a library. Christianity in rural China: conflict and accommodation in Jiangxi Province, [Alan Richard Sweeten]. This book provides a significant new interpretation of China's rapid urbanization by analyzing its impact on the spread of Protestant Christianity in the People's Republic.

Demonstrating how the transition from rural to urban churches has led to the creation of nationwide Christian networks, theBrand: Palgrave Macmillan. Christianity in China by Daniel H. Bays,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(6). China, Christianity, and the Question of Culture illuminates the unexplored links between Christianity and Chinese culture, from Christianity and higher education in China to the rural acculturation of Christian ideology by indigenous communities.

Christian missionaries in China have been viewed as agents of Western imperialist values. A New History of Christianity in China by Daniel H. Bays (Wiley-Blackwell, ) A New History is the foremost brief academic history of Christianity in China available today.

Unlike a number of other similar works, Bays’ book gives roughly equal treatment to the entire span of history. Bays, in his introduction to “A New History of Christianity in China” notes that he and other scholars have recognized that this important subject of Chinese Christianity has been a relatively understudied subject.

What Bays sought to do in his book was not only to document and explore what the foreign missionaries did in China but also to look more closely at the subsequent picture of the. The speaker will examine China's effort to control Western influence in rural China from to Drawing on archival and published sources, and using a comparative historical framework, he will trace the Chinese effort to disestablish Christianity in rural China.

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He concludes that the sources of tension lay with day-to-day problems common throughout rural China, rather than with issues of religion per se. Although religious identity did play a role in local conflict during this forty-year period, personal or family disputes, poverty, and general alienation turn out to be equally important factors.

Delving into the archives of the Zongli Yamen--the Qing dynasty bureau that mediated conflicts between foreign missionaries, local Christians, and local communities--Alan Sweeten presents detailed accounts of interactions between Catholics and non-Catholics in the market towns and villages of Price: $.

This book takes a new look at the impacts of Christianity in the late-nineteenth-century China. Using American Baptist and English Presbyterian examples in Guangdong province, it examines the scale of Chinese conversions, the creation of Christian villages, and the power relations between Christians and non-Christians, and between different Christian by:   Lee, Joseph Tse-Hei, (), The Bible and the Gun: Christianity in South China,New York, Routledge.

Reviewed by Ian Welch, Australian National University, Canberra. Email @ Readers of H-Asia will recall my search for .Christianity reached China as early as the 7th century. This was the Eastern form of Christianity sometimes known as Nestorianism ; in China it was called Jingjiao 景 教 and associated with the Roman world.

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