Tag: Reformed Theology
The rapid rate of cultural change in China affects the delivery of theological education. While this makes Reformed theological education more challenging than previously, the Reformed tradition is taking hold and spreading throughout China today.
A Book Review
Originally written in Dutch in the 1600s, this major work of Reformed theology combines theoretical theology with practical application and is presented with warm pastoral affection for the reader. It has been available in Chinese since 2013.
Today Christians celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. But why?
We caught up with our friend Jackson Wu at the Reformation 500 conference in Hong Kong and asked him to share his reflections on the conference.
It had been an engaging but exhausting two days. Pastors and ministry leaders from all across China had gathered with a smaller number of expatriate China workers to reflect together on some of the key trends in the mainland Chinese church. The meeting was conducted almost entirely in Chinese, and the range of topics addressed was dizzying, but also encouraging: indigenous mission and sending agencies, social engagement, theological education, Christian schooling, global partnership—in all these areas interest is high and progress encouraging.
A Reformed Theologian Responds
Reformed theologian Bruce Baugus responds to the 2015 summer issue of the ChinaSource Quarterly, "Theological Reflections on Urban Churches in China."
In its journey toward a theology that is uniquely “Chinese” the Chinese church has at various times clashed with longstanding cultural and religious traditions, weathered and responded to severe domestic turmoil, and intersected with a range of theological influences from abroad.