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Contextualization of Christianity in China : An Evaluation in Modern Perspective
AuthorWang, Peter Chen-Main [Wang Chengmian 王成勉]
Pub. LocationSankt AugustinPublisherInstitut Monumenta Serica
Date2007Phys. Desc.316 p. ; 21.5 cm.
LocationHallway CasesCall NumberBR1285.C5 C658 2007
Contextualization of Christianity in China : An Evaluation in Modern Perspective / edited by Peter Chen-Main Wang.
"This volume presents the papers of an International Symposium on the 'Contextualization of Christianity in China: An Evaluation in Modern Perspective' held at Leiden University in 2002, supplemented by additional contributions, covering a wide range of fields, namely, Sinology, history, theology, missiology, religion, philosophy, and political science."

PETER CHEN-MAIN WANG 王成勉 : Introduction.
Part I: Early Mission: CLAUDIA von COLLANI: From Accommodation to a Chinese Theology. VINCENT SHEN 沈清松 : Generosity towards the Other. Matteo Ricci’s Strategy of Strangification in China
Part II: Contextualization Efforts – Three Aspects: CHRISTOFFER H. GRUNDMANN: Contextualizing the Gospel by "Imitating Christ". The Emergence of Medical Missions in Nineteenth Century China. JOHN E. GEDDES: Singing a New Song. The Development of the Use of Taiwanese-Chinese Words and Music in the Hymn Book of the Presbyterian Church in Taiwan, 1865–1965. JESSIE G. LUTZ: The Sinification of Historiography of the China Christian Colleges.
Part III: Individuals in the Light of Contextualization: PETER CHEN-MAIN WANG 王成勉 : Bishop Frederik R. Graves and the Changing Context of China in the 1920s. EDWARD YIHUA XU 徐以驊 : Westernization and Contextualization. A Study on Three Pioneering Chinese Pastors of the Sheng Kung Hui in China. RICHARD R. COOK: Wang Mingdao and the Evolution of Contextualized Chinese Churches.
Part IV: Church and State Relations: ROBERT ENTENMANN: Chinese Catholics and Their Relations with the State during the Campaign against White Lotus. R. G. TIEDEMANN: Anti-Christian Conflict in Local Context. The Life and Times of Pang Sanjie: Patriot, Bandit, Protector or Revolutionary? BEATRICE LEUNG 梁潔芬 : Christianity in Post-Mao China. Legalism and Accommodation.
Includes notes on the contributors and a glossary of Chinese names and terms.

Added keywords: Sheng Kung Hui (Shenggonghui 聖公會) Protestant Episcopal Church in the USA -- Wang Mingdao 王明道 -- Wong Kong-chai (K. C. Wong, Wang Guangcai 王光彩) -- Yen Yung Kiung (Y. K. Yen, Yan Yongjing 晏永京) -- Woo Hong Niok (H. N. Woo, Wu Hongyu 吳虹玉) -- Pang Sanjie 龐三傑 (Pang Shengxuan 龐盛選) -- Dadaohui 大刀會 (Big Sword Society) -- hymns, hymnals -- medical missions -– Jesuit theology -- Figurism --Church colleges.

Religion and state--China
China--Civilization--Christian influences
Anti-Christian movements--China--History--Qing dynasty, 1644-1911
Ricci, Matteo 利瑪竇, 1552-1610
Protestant missions--China--19th-20th centuries
White Lotus Society (Bailianjiao 白蓮教)--Relations--Christianity
SeriesCollectanea serica
Rec. TypeBook (Proceedings)LanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #7275