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China and the Christian impact

a conflict of cultures

by Jacques Gernet

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Published by Cambridge University Press, Editions de la Maison des sciences de l"homme in Cambridge [Cambridgeshire], New York, Paris .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China,
  • China.
    • Subjects:
    • Christianity -- China,
    • China -- Religion

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJacques Gernet ; translated by Janet Lloyd.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBR1285 .G4713 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 310 p. ;
      Number of Pages310
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3027328M
      ISBN 100521266815, 0521313198
      LC Control Number85007776

      China’s economy, the world’s second largest, has been hamstrung. World carmakers are feeling the repercussions, as are high-tech computer and electronics : Ned Temko.   The Chinese government is studying the impact of Christian entrepreneurs and Christian-run businesses. A professor at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences told Landau that it’s clear to him that the growth of Christianity and economic prosperity are taking place simultaneously in Wenzhou—a city deeply influenced by Christian missionaries.

      China Although a Syriac Breviary mentions a visit of St. Thomas to China, the first reliable witness to the Christian message having reached the “land of the silk people” is the Roman Christian historian Arnobius, writing in AD. A monastery dating from the seventh century has recently been identified near Xi’an. Impact Christian Books, Kirkwood, MO. 1K likes. IMPACT CHRISTIAN BOOKS5/5(6).

      China and the Christian impact: a conflict of cultures / Jacques Gernet ; translated by Janet Lloyd Cambridge University Press ; Editions de la Maison des sciences de l'homme Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York: Paris Australian/Harvard Citation. Gernet, Jacques.   Fort Worth, Texas, / pm MT ().-Christianity is spreading rapidly in China, and it could be because of how well the faith fits in with modern scientific technology.


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Jacques Gernet's invigorating book turns the tables on traditional approaches to the history of Christianity in China, presenting a coherent analysis of the impact of Christianity in the seventeenth China and the Christian impact book from the Chinese point of view.5/5(1).

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Christianity in China is overseen by three major entities: the Three-Self Patriotic Movement, the China Christian Council, and the Chinese Patriotic Catholic Association. The Christian apologist Arnobius (died c.

AD ) claimed in his work Against the Heathen: Book II, that Christianity had reached the land of Seres (an old Roman name for northern China) saying "For the deeds can be reckoned up and numbered which have been done in India, among the Seres, Persians, and Medes; in Arabia, Egypt, in Asia, Syria.

China this year banned online sales of the Bible, burned crosses, demolished churches and forced at least a half-dozen places of worship to close. China and the Christian Impact: A Conflict of Cultures by Gernet, Jacques and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at China and the Christian Impact.

Excerpt from ‘A Conflict of Cultures’, the Review of: China and the Christian Impact: A Conflict of Cultures Jacques Gernet – Cambridge University Press,by J.S. Cummins. Translating and closely analysing contemporary Chinese material, Gernet show that it was not merely clerical squabbles, doctrines, rituals or customs which separated missionary and.

Every quarter, China Review International presents timely, English-language reviews of recently published China-related books and monographs from China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Japan, Europe, the U.S., and elsewhere. Its multidisciplinary scope and international coverage make it an indispensable tool for all those interested in Chinese culture and civilization, and enable the sinologist to keep.

China on course to become 'world's most Christian nation' within 15 years The number of Christians in Communist China is growing so steadily that it. There is a lot of violence (for example the semi-Christian Taiping rebellion that burned down half of China), and also a good deal of mutual help.

In one of my favorite passages, Gerant describes Jesuit missionary Matteo Ricci () preaching his faith to the Chinese court at a time when religious war was tearing Europe apart.5/5. The venture’s biggest client is the government-controlled China Christian Council, which subsidises and distributes Bibles to an estima churches throughout the country, including.

David C Cook has been a leading Christian publisher in China for years. An article in the January edition of Christianity Today magazine highlights some surprising advances in Christian publishing in China.

In his article Discipling the Dragon, author John Kennedy says that in spite of strict controls that still remain in the area Read more». Traders came to China in the nineteenth century to extract profits.

Diplomats and soldiers came to extract privileges and concessions. Alone among foreigners, Christian missionaries came not to take but to give, not to further their own interests but, at least ostensibly, to serve the interests of the by: All about Chinese proverbs.

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. Jesus is transliterated as 耶稣 Yē sū in Chinese.

The faith converted some senior officials, eunuchs and concubines and had a brief but wide influence. Christian Literature Society for China: A century of Protestant missions in China () being the Centenary conference historical volume / (Shanghai: Printed at the American Presbyterian Mission Press, ), also by D.

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Christianity in China: A Scholars Guide to Resources in the Libraries and Archives of the United States. M.E. Sharpe, Gernet, Jacques.

China and the Christian Impact, trans. Janet Lloyd. Cambridge Univ. Press, []. 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.Christian Literature Society for China has 13 books on Goodreads with 0 ratings.

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