Tag: Christianity in China
The recording of this recent lecture is now available along with additional resources.
Geographical Patterns of Church Development
When thinking about missions, we don’t always consider geography, yet the five official religions in China are very geographically concentrated. Dr Fenggang Yang will discuss this in detail in an upcoming lecture.
In this lecture, Professor Yang will present the geographical distribution of Catholic and Protestant churches in China, discuss several characteristics, and trace some of the historical and social patterns of church development.
The Great Awakening in China (3)
A sociological approach to the religious landscape in China is helpful in understanding the growth of Christianity in recent years.
The Great Awakening in China (2)
During the 1980s, more and more people in China turned to religion. The turn toward religion included young and old, rural and urban, people who were nearly illiterate and university professors. While many came to Christianity, others returned to Confucianism, Islam, and Buddhism.
The Great Awakening in China (1)
In 1979, churches, temples and mosques began to be restored and reopened for religious activities. That was the beginning of the economic reform era, and it was also the beginning of the Chinese Great Awakening.
Making Sense of the Present in Light of the Past
In this webinar, Dr. Easten Law provided a historical overview of the different threads running through Chinese Christianity’s modern development, including themes of folk religiosity and healing, ethical living, familial belonging, and national salvation. What can these historical themes tell us about the church’s role amidst China’s current inward, nationalistic turn and how should we orient ourselves in response?
Attend the latest lecture in the series Exploring Christianity and Culture in China: Today and Yesterday, presented by the US-China Catholic Association, the China Academic Consortium, and ChinaSource.