What, you might be wondering, are the Chinese names for some of the various denominations and sects in China?Keep Reading
The guest editor's perspective.
The author looks at the history of denominationalism in China and discusses what being part of a denomination means.
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Scrapping the one-child policy won’t undo the damage it’s caused over more than thirty years.
What, you might be wondering, are the Chinese names for some of the various denominations and sects in China?
Swirling beneath the surface discussion of denominations—how they are defined, their relationship to the indigenous Chinese church, and whether or not they are needed—are some core questions regarding the fundamental nature of Christian community.
"Do not be afraid because God is with you! It is a joy to be tested because Jesus is in you!"
In a society where religious life is tightly proscribed and managed by the Party-State, how is it that so many independent (“illegal, but free”) churches have sprung up and not only survived, but thrived?
ChinaSource looks at denominationalism in China in the coming summer issue of ChinaSource Quarterly.
The Yanjing Theological Seminary student choir singing the hymns of the New Hymnal—a resource for churches in China.
A framework with which to process the complexities of China, as well as tools to navigate the myriad of cultural differences you will experience in China.
A documentary about financial fraud, but one that requires discernment.
In an atmosphere of increased social tightening, some younger Christians are asking whether some current expressions of the church might actually stand in the way of an effectively contextualized message that resonates with today’s urban Chinese.
Management of religious affairs will be shifted from, SARA to the United Front Work Department—what questions should we be asking?
Returnees need an environment that will help them continue their journey of faith.
A brief but instructive history from the Oxford Research Encyclopedia.