Tag: Books

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Further Reading and Listening on the Diaspora and Missions

Get more context for the Chinese diaspora experience with our list of podcasts, recorded lectures, websites, and reading material.

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Meet the Missionaries Who Went to China

ChinaSource Summer School Session 3

God works through the lives of individual believers to spread the gospel and fulfill the great commission. In this post, we have rounded up several posts that look at multiple important missionaries from the 19th and early 20th centuries.

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A Summer Read to Enjoy Together

Join Joann Pittman for an online discussion of Beyond East and West by John C.H. Wu.

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《亲子共成长》Growing through Parenting

A New Resource for Chinese Parents

A new book emphasizing the opportunity for parents to grow as they raise their children—to grow and become more like Jesus.

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Chinese Migrants in the Stew Pot of Dubai

A Book Review of Chinese in Dubai

The religious environment [in Dubai] prompts many Chinese expatriates to do some soul-searching… For Muslims… it has meant being in an environment where they are …part of a majority… They feel the pressure of having to be “good citizens” …as they are unofficial ambassadors.

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Messy Choices in Messy Situations

When facing situations in which right and wrong choices are not quite so black and white, we need each other more than ever to discern the right path to take. In supporting each other, I believe we should also give each other the benefit of the doubt more often than not.

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How Christian Posters Shaped Evangelism in China, 1919–1950

Visions of Salvation—A Book Review

The Christian community contributed a third way to imagine national salvation, an equivalent force to the two major political parties, the Nationalists (KMT) and the Communists (CCP)…. Modernist and Fundamentalists… had a common political vision. They both embraced Chinese nationalism and portrayed Christ as the only power that could overcome imperialism.

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From Brush Strokes to Unicode—How China Became Modern

A Book Review of Kingdom of Characters

Official and popular attitudes towards the written language vacillate between shame (characters are too awkward, slowing China’s development) and pride (characters are China’s unique cultural heritage) …China’s place among the nations rises in tandem with the development of her language, revealing the intimate relationship between linguistic modernization and the modernization of the nation itself.

Chinese Church Voices

Twenty Quotes from Faithful Disobedience

Wang Yi said, “We have an opportunity to demonstrate to society what the church is; why spiritual authority should not be in the hands of those who wield the sword; why we can…endure external governance but cannot allow our faith, worship, teaching, …and members to come under the state’s review and control.”

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A New Song of the Wanderer for Today

Above All Things: The Romance and War between Christianity and Science

What is the truth about the relationship between science and faith? Are they incompatible or harmonious with each other? . . . Above All Things: The Romance and War between Christianity and Science . . . attempts to analyze the delicate relationship between science and faith.