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Changing paradigms of Christian higher education in China, 1888-1950
AuthorNg Tze-ming, Peter 吳梓明
Pub. LocationLewiston, NYPublisherEdwin Mellen Press
Date2002Phys. Desc.vi, 237 p. ; 24 cm.
LocationReading RoomCall NumberLC432.C6 C43 2002
Changing paradigms of Christian higher education in China, 1888-1950 / Peter Tze Ming Ng ; in collaboration with Philip Yuen Sang Leung, Edward Yi Hua Xu, Jing Huan Shi.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [205]-218) and index.

Chapter One -- Christian Colleges and Theological Education - From Core to Periphery -- 1. Role of Theological Education at the Beginning of Christian Colleges in China -- 2. Development of Theological Education since 1910s -- 3. The Burton Report in 1920s -- 4. The Three Commissions Reports in 1930s -- 5. Concluding Remark: "From a Beloved Child to an Orphan" -- Chapter Two -- The Changing Phases of Religious Education - Core or Periphery? -- 1. The Shifting of Paradigms -- 2. The Vision of John Leighton Stuart -- 3. Development of Religious Curriculum Since 1925 -- 4. The Search for Educational Religious Education -- 5. Religious Education As an Academic Discipline -- 6. Religious Courses As Part of the General Education Curriculum -- 7. Concluding Remarks: "A Process of Modernization" -- Chapter Three -- Chinese Studies at Christian Colleges in Modem China - From Periphery to Core -- 1. Introduction: The Emergence of 'Guoxue' -- 2. From Service to Strength -- 3. 'Guoxue' and Cultural Identity -- 4. 'Guoxue Yanjiu' and Nation Building -- 5. Concluding Remark: 'The Study of a Paradox' -- Chapter Four -- Nationalism and Cosmopolitanism in Christian Colleges -An Interplay Between Core and Periphery -- 1. Introduction: Basic Framework and Issues -- 2. Ancient Culturalism and Modem Nationalism in China -- 3. Christian Colleges and Chinese Intellectuals Facing the Dilemma -- a. Christian Universalism -- b. Modem Nationalism -- c. "Good Christians Should Also Be Good Citizens" -- d. "Can One Serve Both God and One's Country?" -- 4. Concluding Remark: 'The Choice Between God and Mammon' -- Chapter Five -- The Cultural Knot - Contemplation Beyond the Core and the Periphery -- 1. Encounter Between Chinese and Western Cultures -- 2. The Complementarity of Religion and Education -- 3. Guoxue Yanjiu as a Mark of Christian Colleges in China -- 4. Beyond the Choice of Nationalism and Cosmopolitarianism -- 5. Christian Colleges in China - Melting Pots for the Two Cultures -- Bibliography -- Glossary of Chinese Names and Terms -- Index.

Subject(s)Church colleges--China--History--19th-20th centuries
Education, Higher--China--History--19th-20th centuries
Christian education--China--History--19th-20th centuries
SeriesChinese studies ; v. 25
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #10599
ISBN0773470514 ; 9780773470514LCCN2002024449OCLC49351967