Reconstructing Christianity in China Paperback

K.H.Ting and the Chinese Church

by Philip L. Wickeri;

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Reconstructing Christianity in China

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This monumental work recounts a large part of modern Chinese Christian history by telling the story of one of its key protagonists - Bishop K H Ting, a public figure both revered and reviled - as he negotiated the path of millions of Chinese Protestant Christians from the triumph of Mao's Revolution until today. Drawing on unparalleled access to Bishop Ting and those who know him, as well as to archival sources, Philip L Wickeri's research brings into relief important chapters of Chinese Christian history: the struggles of a beleaguered Christian minority, distrusted as a foreign religion; the bloodshed of World War II; and the turmoil of a revolution that waged war against every layer of society that stood in its path.K H Ting survived all this and more at the head of the Three Self Patriotic Movement and the China Christian Council. Wickeri offers a unique perspective on what that survival entailed, not just for Bishop Ting, but for a Christian movement that is today mushrooming beyond anything either Mao Zedong or K H Ting could ever have imagined.

Reconstructing Christianity in China by Philip L. Wickeri was published by Orbis Books in December 2007 and is our 55905th best seller. The ISBN for Reconstructing Christianity in China is 9781570757518.

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Details for Reconstructing Christianity in China

Page last updated 30th March 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherOrbis Books (December 2007)
Number of Pages450
Thickness27 mm
Height235 mm
Width152 mm
Product Code1200508
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