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2 edition of history of Christian missions in China. found in the catalog.

history of Christian missions in China.

Latourette, Kenneth Scott

history of Christian missions in China.

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Published by Society for promoting Christian knowledge in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Missions -- China

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 930 p. :
    Number of Pages930
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15414254M

    This is a review of the struggle to give China the Gospel of Christ. Although the house was owned by the husband, the wife was its mistress, and women throughout the empire opened their homes to newly forming churches. Inculturation increasingly became a key topic of missiological reflection for Catholics. Chia, a graduate of Political Science of Pennsylvania State University, was that unwritten tax rates allowed Chinese merchants to charge any amount they chose on incoming and outgoing goods.

    Among the results was the increasing integration of Western physical education practices into school curricular, the hosting of National Games sinceand the promotion of China's participation in and hosting of the Far Eastern Championship Games since But no Chinese bishops were consecrated untilafter a couple of maverick European missionary priests, in particular Fr. Upon their return to the land of Cathay, as they then knew China, Nicolo took his seventeen-year-old son Marco Polo, who later become a famous explorer. Church planting by cross-cultural missionaries leads to the establishment of self-governing, self-supporting and self-propagating communities of believers. Many of them responded to the gospel call, giving their lives to Christ. The meaning of the doctrines has been carefully examined.

    In addition to signs of life in theologically conservative missions like CIM, a wave of Pentecostal revivalism was sweeping through some parts of China. Jidujiao is far more popular than Tianzhujiao, and there may be something like 70 million Chinese Evangelicals. This pattern of grudging acceptance of converts[ clarification needed ] played out again later in Hawaii when missionaries from that same[ which? Travel outside these areas was forbidden. By this average had increased to 18, chests and in the years the amount was 40, chests.


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history of Christian missions in China. by Latourette, Kenneth Scott Download PDF Ebook

Dramatic stories abound about the extrication of the last missionaries from the remote hinterlands of China. Beyond this, I will simply call both Northern and Southern Churches the Methodist Church throughout most of this paper.

In Malabar, South Indiaa church of ancient tradition, demonstrably present since the 3rd century, held the apostle St. From the s on, there had been another, very healthy development: the growth of independent, wholly Chinese-led movements that had roots deep enough for believers to hold fast when the storms came.

The fact that no Chinese were converted in the first ten years compounded these impediments. An equally important dimension of missions strategy is the indigenous method of nationals reaching their own people.

Christianity, on the other hand, is based on the teaching that all men are sinners who need salvation, which they can only obtain through the blood atonement of Christ. Peter unoccupied.

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The rebellion turned into an open attack on foreign armies in conjunction with the Qing army. The Qing government attempted reform and missionaries found the Chinese more receptive to both their evangelical and their "civilizing" message, but the West lost the certainty history of Christian missions in China.

book its conviction that it had the right to impose its culture and religion on China. Nonetheless, as Morrison's first converts—Cai Gao, Liang FaQu Ya'ang —were literate men who also became the first Chinese trained in western printing and lithography, they began to express his message in more effective terms and to print hundreds, then thousands, of tracts.

The history of missions is, to a large extent, the history of Christianity, because missionary efforts are recorded in the Acts of the Apostles and have continued to the present. A translation of the entire Bible was completed by Morrison in It turns out that new pastors' practical needs for theology are well addressed by a combination of practical procedures for church planting, discussion in small groups, and motivated Bible-based study from diverse theological texts.

These met with some success, but their influence was, for the most part, short lived. A large percentage attends both kinds of meetings. Tang was a "promising medical student" at Chungking who loved his Lord.

He was a graduate of Ohio Wesleyan and was a missionary to the Chinese from until his death in Foochow in The genius of the Revival was its ability to create a synthesis of biblical teachings and indigenous cultural practices.

Manget was not willing to leave China. Some of his pupils, which were numbered at more than three thousand at the time, were considered among the sages in the Chinese Empire. His zeal to bring people to Christ was better than any other.

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The literature ministry is key, and is normally a separate organization from the radio ministry. Many were trained as physicians, or took special courses in public health and tropical medicine at Livingstone College, London. Travel outside these areas was forbidden. I am sure that you will enjoy this as much as I did.

Both Protestants and Roman Catholics sent missionaries to almost every country on earth, and medical missionaries began to provide medical and educational assistance in conjunction with spiritual help.

Because of the popularity of some of these Chinese preachers, they were admitted into different American Methodist Church Conferences. This Christian history of Christian missions in China.

book movement seeks to implement churches after the pattern of the first century Apostles. Chinese Christianity is different than traditional European or American Christianity in that women are usually the leaders in the churches and groups.May 01,  · Starting with the history of Christian missions in China.

book background of China, Latourette probes why Christianity appealed to the Chinese and then launches into a detailed history of its development.

He considers how Christianity began before and coped under the Mongol Dynasty and then the incursion of the Roman Catholic galisend.com: Kenneth Scott Latourette.

Study Christianity’s entire history in China—from St. Thomas the Apostle to the Qing Dynasty and the Boxer Rebellion. Learn how Christianity originally came to China and how Christian missionaries dramatically impacted the nation with medical missions in the eighteenth and nineteenth century. Relive the tumultuous era of the Qing Dynasty and examine how missionaries responded to numerous.

Jul 31,  · 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.Today in Christian History (Daily) A From Book: Christians More pdf Hudson Taylor.

Hudson Taylor and Missions to China: From the Editor - Surprised by China From the Editor Mark.Formerly a missionary to Sierra Leone, and Professor Emeritus of the Study of Christianity in the non-Western World download pdf the University of Edinburgh, Andrew F.

Walls is arguably, the foremost intellectual authority on Christian Missions today. In, Walls brings together lectures and articles, many for the first time, and makes them available to scholars, students, and laity interested in World Brand: Orbis Books.China also has emerged from their Bamboo Curtain, and the Gospel of Christ ebook greatly expanded in spite of the communists' opposition.

Nevertheless, the struggle to give China Christ has been an ongoing one for a long time and by many different people. In this paper I .