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The tragedy and the imperative of Christian education in China

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Published by Willett Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Education,
  • Missions

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Herbert E. House
    The Physical Object
    Pagination19 p. ;
    Number of Pages19
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26213889M
    OCLC/WorldCa8513863

    By James. They avoided Chinese politics, but were committed opponents of opium. These churches have little participation though Tianzhujiao Church buildings are common in the cities. Had the Communists not dug up his grave, Confucius would be spinning in it. Though Communist China is a totalitarian society, Christians can learn and practice a democratic way of life at church, and then act as a leaven in society.

    This body of knowledge, as well as Islamic cultural advances, spread to Europe by way of returning Crusaders, Christian refugees, and traders. Many Buddhist and Daoist temples have been restored. I heard it made the officials angry and so they knocked it down and got rid of the evidence. But these and several other rites are considered sacraments by Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox churches.

    The Jesuits, the secularized mandarinsand eventually the Kangxi Emperor himself maintained that Chinese veneration of ancestors and Confucius were respectful but nonreligious rituals compatible with Christian doctrine ; other orders pointed to the beliefs of the common people of China to show that it was impermissible idolatry and that the common Chinese names for God confused the Creator with His creation. To be excommunicated means to be deprived of the sacraments and the rights of church membership Other leaders of the Reformation, or Protestant, movement included Huldreich Zwingli —a pastor in Zurich, Switzerland; John Knox ? But it is hard to know for sure, since there has never been a religious poll taken, and many house churches that are Evangelical are reluctant of publicity. And for the 1. Monasteries became an important element within both eastern and western Christianity. In China, the clash of civilizations appears to be in full swing.


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The tragedy and the imperative of Christian education in China by Herbert E. House Download PDF Ebook

Even with this help, Protestant missionaries were not particularly successful. Soothill was the author of an acclaimed translation of The Analects of Confucius and on his return to England in he was named professor of Chinese at Oxford university.

He spent the rest of his life establishing churches and spreading Christ's message. As an expression of these beliefs, Christianity has various rites which include sacraments and rituals. Some of them became Nestorian. Today, even The tragedy and the imperative of Christian education in China book few Communist party leaders profess Christian faith openly.

It was destroyed in less than a day. The educated gentry were afraid for their own power. China's Cultural Revolution that ended in the late s was followed by a year-long spiritual harvest spanning the s and s.

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Neither the dead hand of Communism, nor the cynical imitation of Confucianism, nor capitalism, nor democracy, nor any earthly thing will determine the fate of my land. Other Religions in China. His arrival must have been the source of some excitement because the e mperor sent his minister of state to greet the guest and bring him to the palace.

All the while, the authorities have carried out waves of atheist propaganda, anti-superstition campaigns, severe crackdowns on the underground Christian churches and various ''evil cults. During the s, the number of native Evangelicals quickly increased. In British North America, different sects of Protestantism clashed.

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