Tag: Relationships

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The Puzzling Issue of Abandonment of Children with Disabilities

The situation of parents of disabled children in China is undoubtedly complicated, with a variety of factors at play.

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Stories of Christian Women in China

A Book Review

This is not a book to be read in one sitting, however gripping the various accounts! Like so many of the books about China that recount the lives of ordinary people, and women in particular, it is not easy reading.

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Looking Up

A Film Review

A story of a father and son.

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The Farewell

A Film Review

Saying goodbye to Nai Nai . . .

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Bao

A Film Review

An Oscar winner and filial piety.

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China’s Fake Boyfriends

A Film Review

With Chinese New Year only two weeks away, there is definitely an energy in the air—shopping, planning trips home, booking dinners and gatherings. Underneath this flurry of festive activity lies a very real and difficult social struggle. 

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Nurturing Marriages and Raising Children—Challenges for Chinese Missionaries

Family needs, particularly the needs of the spouse and children, are among the causes of the high attrition rate among Chinese long-term missionaries. 

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When Families Are Separated, How Can We Help?

“She doesn't know me anymore,” my friend Xiao Min remarked offhandedly one day, as though this fact didn't bother her. As the weeks went on, I would slowly discover that this statement reflected a very deep pain in Xiao Min's heart. The first time she brought it up, though, I was surprised she would treat the matter so coolly. After all, she was talking about her own daughter.

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Relational and Cultural Renewal

Through Acknowledging the Multiformity of the Ru (Confucian) Tradition

Having read Wang Jun’s article “The Preeminence of Love in Chinese Families” in the most recent ChinaSource Quarterly (18.2), “Christian Ethics and Family Living in China,” I would like to respond with a few thoughts that I trust will be helpful, and that might open further dialogue on this important topic.

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From Confucius to Christ

Chinese Families in Tension

The latest issue of ChinaSource Quarterly takes an in-depth look at the pressures facing young Christian families in urban China.