Tag: Book Review

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Rickshaw Boy

A Book Review

Can poverty rob a man of his soul? Can betrayal by the things you love most break the constraints of the God-given conscience and society’s mores? Rickshaw Boy challenges the reader with these wrenching considerations. Though set in a bygone era in a culture that has since been transformed by globalization, Lao She speaks to us clearly—perhaps even more so than to his contemporaries.

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Making History

A Review of From Rebel to Ruler

A reflection on Party history from seeds planted in late imperial China to the present day. . . . a broad overview of the main characters, movements, and ideologies that have shaped the CCP.

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Christian Women and Modern China

A Book Review

Often the chronicling of China’s mission history features Protestant missionaries with brief mentions of Chinese co-workers. Readers familiar with this history can list numerous foreigners who contributed to the growth of China’s church. But they are probably not familiar with most of the women highlighted in this book.

Resource Corner

Two New Resources from InterVarsity International Student Ministry

A book and a game for connecting with Chinese International Students.

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Connecting with Chinese International Students

A Book Review

A helpful, comprehensive introduction to today’s Chinese international students and how to share the gospel with cultural wisdom.

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A Book for Understanding China’s Registered Church

A must read for anyone who wishes to work with the registered church in China or indeed the registered church or house church.

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China and the True Jesus

A Book Review

A fascinating look at the history of a little-known, indigenous church group in China.

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Making Christ Present in China

Some Notes and Comments

An anthropological look at six churches in Nanping.

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Bamboo in Mist

A Book Review

For those seeking a better understanding of Chinese spirituality, this book provides a collection of insightful snapshots.

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As Many as the Stars

A Book Review

Robert Glover’s engaging memoir of how he and his family children came to China from the UK and created the charity Care for Children.