Promise Hsu

Promise Hsu is an independent journalist and scholar based in Beijing and a member of the American Political Science Association. His articles have appeared in both English and Chinese journals. He was a world affairs journalist at China Central Television's English news channel and a visiting scholar at Calvin Theological Seminary. His first book, China's Quest for Liberty: A Personal History of Freedom, will be published by St. Augustine's Press.

View From the Wall

Public Theology in China

Some Preliminary Reflections

The persistent lack of open government in many areas of China makes it difficult for Christians to be very different from the general population. Yet, Christians in China are citizens of God’s eternal kingdom as well as citizens of China. However, as citizens of this world, they seem to have failed to live very profoundly as citizens of the eternal world. Can the tension between these two citizenships be resolved?