7 Reasons I Liked “China: A History” (and 1 Warning)
A go-to resource for those wanting a brief overview of Chinese history or are looking for an engaging textbook for young students.
A Village with My Name
A Book Review
Without being a heavy historical text, this book provides something for everyone interested in China.
Chinese Church Voices
The People and Places of Chinese Soccer
China’s long history with soccer and the influence of missionaries in its modern development.
Out of China: How the Chinese Ended the Era of Domination
A Book Review
A very helpful resource and a reminder that one dare not approach China without having done one’s history homework!
3 Questions: Jennifer Lin
An interview with the author of Shanghai Faithful: Betrayal and Forgiveness in a Chinese Christian Family.
The Lenses of History
The latest edition of the ChinaSource Quarterly explores the awareness (or lack thereof) Chinese Christians have regarding the history of Christianity in China, and how history influences the church today. This was not the first time we devoted a Quarterly to the issue of history. In the 2002 spring edition of the ChinaSource Quarterly (known at the time as the ChinaSource journal), we explored the question of how history influences the present in China.
China: Ancient Culture, Modern Society
China: Ancient Culture, Modern Society provides a much-needed starting point for piecing together the many parts of the complex puzzle that is China. This rich volume bridges geography, culture, politics, and beliefs to present a nuanced picture of a nation that is often misunderstood by those seeking to view it through a Western lens.
The Last Time the Cubs Won the World Series
So, what did Beijing look like the last time the Chicago Cubs won the World Series?
A National Day Quiz
How Much Do You Know about the Founding of the PRC?
October 1 is National Day in China; this year marks the 68th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China. While it used to be a day marked with military parades and revolutionary fervor, now it marks the beginning of a 7-day national holiday (“Golden Week”) designed to get people to spend money.
So, how much do you know about National Day and the history of the founding of the country?