Blog Entries by LI Jin

LI Jin

LI Jin is a PhD student at Calvin Theological Seminary. Prior to seminary he was a PhD candidate in economic history at a Shanghai university. He writes on Christian thought for both public and Christian media outlets in mainland China and Hong Kong. 

LI and  wife Mary Li Ma have coauthored articles, book chapters, and are the authors of Surviving the State, Remaking the Church: A Sociological Portrait of Christians in Mainland China. They have also guest edited several issues of the ChinaSource Quarterly.

LI is a columnist on social and economic issues for China’s largest financial media group, Caixin.com. He is also a co-founder of Four Seasons Book Review, started in 2018. 

Blog Entries

Advantages and Challenges for Indigenous Researchers (2)

The Challenges

Four challenges that indigenous researchers face in researching the church in China.

Blog Entries

Advantages and Challenges for Indigenous Researchers (1)

The Advantages

Access, trust, and past immersion in essential related fields are three advantages enjoyed by two indigenous Chinese researchers.