Redeemed by Fire: The Rise of Popular Christianity in Modern China (BOK)

Lian Xi

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This book is the first to address the history and future of homegrown, mass Chinese Christianity. Drawing on a large collection of fresh sources - including contemporaneous accounts, diaries, memoirs, archival material, and interviews - Lian Xi traces the transformation of Protestant Christianity in twentieth-century China from a small, beleaguered 'missionary' church buffeted by antiforeignism to an indigenous popular religion energized by nationalism and millenarianism. Lian shows that, with a current membership that rivals that of the Chinese Communist Party, and the ability to galvanize China's millions into apocalyptic convulsion and messianic exuberance, the popular Christian movement channels the aspirations and the discontent of the masses and will play an important role in shaping the country's future.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2010 Forfatter Lian Xi
Forlag
Yale University Press
ISBN 9780300123395
Antall sider 352 Dimensjoner 15,2cm x 22,9cm x 3cm
Vekt 612 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Christianity