Tag: Beijing

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Beethoven in Beijing

A Film Recommendation

The remarkable story of the Philadelphia Orchestra's decades-long relationship with China is told in the documentary film Beethoven in Beijing. See it free until May 14, 2021.

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Destination Peking

A Book Review

Tales of 18 expats who lived, at least for a time, in the Peking of the early 20th century.

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Long Peace Street

A Book Review

I’m always interested in new and fresh ways of framing history, and I loved this story of Beijing (and China itself) as told through the road. For Chatwin, it is a history that is ordered “not chronologically, but geographically.”

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Approaching the Christian Tradition in Chinese Academic Settings

A reflection on the paradox of teaching in an officially atheistic state and yet having the opportunity to teach Christian and religious material.

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Novel Gospel Opportunities

How One International Church in China Is Maximizing New Gospel Opportunities

What happens when the church is being the church.

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China Is Complicated

Anyone who hangs around me even a little has heard me say, in response to almost any question about China, “It’s complicated.” 

Chinese Church Voices

Ordinary People Demonstrating Jesus’ Love

A Three-self church in Beijing makes visitation ministry a priority. Although less visible, the team has made a remarkable impact on the church and community.

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National People’s Congress

A Reading Round-up

Reporting and analysis of the "Two Meetings," and a video. 

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Unpacking China’s Cities

China’s urbanization today is less about the largest cities that often make the headlines, and more about a host of smaller, yet faster growing, metropolises that will be home to the majority of Chinese in the coming decades.

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Beijing!

So which is it? Beijing or Peking? Yes!