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The Indigenization of Christianity in China III 1927–2000

By Qi Duan Copyright 2023
    ISBN 9781032384610
    288 Pages
    Published December 30, 2022 by Routledge

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    As the third volume of a three-volume set on the indigenization of Christianity in modern China, this book analyzes the endeavors of Christianity in adapting to the changing social environment between the late 1920s and the end of the twentieth century.
    Over the course of its growth in modern China, Christianity has faced many twists and turns in attempting to embed itself in Chinese society and indigenous culture. This three-volume set delineates the genesis and trajectory of Christianity’s indigenization in China over the course of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, highlighting the actions of Chinese Christians and the relationship between the development of Christianity in China and modern Chinese history. Chapters in this volume focuses on the late 1920s; the 1930s and the period before and after the founding of the People’s Republic of China. The author discusses key transitions in indigenizing Christianity, including efforts to bring the religion to rural regions, devotions to anti-Japanese national salvation, discussions on the coexistence of Communism and Christianity and the Church’s adaptation to accommodate Chinese society after 1949.
    The book will appeal to scholars and students interested in the history of Christianity in China and modern Chinese history.

    1. The Chinese Christianity in Shanghai Massacre and Northern Expedition Periods: 1927–1929  2. The Chinese Christianity in the 1930s  3. The Chinese Christianity on the Eve of Founding of People’s Republic of China  4. Reform of Christianity since the Founding of People’s Republic of China


    Qi Duan, Professor at Institute of World Religions of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, is a leading scholar specializing in the history of Christianity in modern China and has authored numerous books and articles shedding light on the development of modern Chinese Christianity.

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