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Journey against one current : the spiritual autobiography of a Chinese Christian
AuthorDuan Zhi-Dao [Julia]
Palpant, Judith
Pub. LocationPasadena, CAPublisherWilliam Carey Library
Date1997Phys. Desc.x, 187 p, [8] p of pl : ill, maps ; 22 cm
LocationAdmin. OfficeCall NumberBR1725.D715 A3 1997
Journey against one current : the spiritual autobiography of a Chinese Christian / Zhi-Dao "Julia" Duan with Judith Palpant.

Contents: In preparation -- Being refined -- Back home -- Serving the Lord.

Back jacket: " At the age of 72, and after years of teaching, Julia Duan left China and returned to student life at Whitworth College, Spokane, Washington, and later at Moody Bible Institute. Her story was discovered by Linda Hunt, a writing professor at Whitworth, when she read Julia's description of her first night in the labor camp. Touched by this chapter in Julia's life, Linda sugggested she write her entire story. She prayed and ultimately agreed to let her life "be a spectacle to the world for God's glory." Since journals were not allowed in the labor camp, Julia set about writing her story from memory, first in English and then in Chinese. She squeezed writing time in between classes, studies, speaking engagements, and work. During the last four years, Julia has been an ambassador for the believers of China participating in conferences for Chinese Christians in various cities. Her stories challenged and inspired these believers, most of whom converted to Christ after coming to America."

Subject(s)Christian biography--China
Christianity--China--20th century
Christianity--China--History--Biography
Christians--China--Biography
Christians--China--Personal Narratives
Chinese Christians--Biography
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute [AEC]Rec. #19267
ISBN0878082735 ; 9780878082735LCCN97027487OCLC37211386