Chinese Theology: Text And Context

Hardcover | November 22, 2016

byChloë Starr

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This major new study examines the history of Chinese theologies as they have navigated dynastic change, anti-imperialism, and the heights of Maoist propaganda

In this groundbreaking and authoritative study, Chloë Starr explores key writings of Chinese Christian intellectuals, from philosophical dialogues of the late imperial era to sermons and micro blogs of theological educators and pastors in the twenty-first century. Through a series of close textual readings, she sheds new light on the fraught issues of Chinese Christian identity and the evolving question of how Christianity should relate to Chinese society.

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This major new study examines the history of Chinese theologies as they have navigated dynastic change, anti-imperialism, and the heights of Maoist propaganda In this groundbreaking and authoritative study, Chloë Starr explores key writings of Chinese Christian intellectuals, from philosophical dialogues of the late imperial era to ser...

Chloë Starr is associate professor of Asian Christianity and theology at Yale University Divinity School. She is the author of Red-Light Novels of the Late Qing and the coeditor of The Quest for Gentility in China. She lives in New Haven, CT.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:392 pages, 9.25 × 6.13 × 1.19 inPublished:November 22, 2016Publisher:Yale University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0300204213

ISBN - 13:9780300204216

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“Chloë Starr expertly tracks the diverse theological spectrum of China, ranging through twentieth-century texts and beyond to illustrate how Chinese intellectuals and theologians struggled to make scripture relevant to their particular context.”—Fuk-tsang Ying, Chinese University of Hong Kong