Christian Presence and Progress in North-East Asia: Historical and Comparative Studies by Jan A.B. JongeneelChristian Presence and Progress in North-East Asia: Historical and Comparative Studies by Jan A.B. Jongeneel

Christian Presence and Progress in North-East Asia: Historical and Comparative Studies

EditorJan A.B. Jongeneel, Jiafeng Liu, Peter Tze Ming Ng

Hardcover | January 27, 2011

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This volume is a collection of historical and comparative essays, describing and analyzing Christian presence and progress in North-East Asia. The authors originate from China, Japan, Korea, Canada, the United States of America, and the Netherlands. The nineteen essays are a selection from the papers given at the Seventh International Conference of the North East Asia Council of Studies in History of Christianity (NEACSHC), held in Wuhan (China) in 2009. The volume has four parts: General, China, Japan, and Korea. The first part deals with the impact of Western interdenominationalism on the East and the future development of Christianity in China. The five papers on China cope with 19th and 20th century topics such as distribution of Christian literature, nationalism, modernization, Christian socialism, and Sino-theology. Comparisons with the situation in the other East-Asian countries are also made in the three papers on Japan, focusing on the beginning of Protestant mission work and Christian education. The final part, regarding Korea and consisting of four contributions, pays attention to recent developments in Bible translation, church planting, holiness mission, Korean diaspora Christianity, and the Korean War.
Jan A. B. Jongeneel is Honorary Professor Emeritus of Missiology at Utrecht University (Netherlands). Jiafeng Liu is Professor of Modern Chinese History and Associate Director of the Research Center for East-West Cultural Exchange in Central China Normal University in Wuhan (China). Peter Tze Ming Ng is Professor Emeritus at the Depart...
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Title:Christian Presence and Progress in North-East Asia: Historical and Comparative StudiesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:8.27 × 5.51 × 0.98 inPublished:January 27, 2011Publisher:Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der WissenschaftenLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3631611153

ISBN - 13:9783631611159

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Contents: Jan A. B. Jongeneel: Interdenominational Protestant Movements and Organizations in the Period Preceding the World Missionary Conference in Edinburgh (1910): A Historical and Comparative Study of their Missionary Significance and Impact on East Asia – Xinping Zhuo: Christianity and Contemporary Social Developments in North-East Asia: Reflections on the Future Development of Christianity in China – John T. P. Lai: Distribution of Christian Literature in East Asia: A Comparison of China and Japan in the Late 19th Century – Kevin Xiyi Yao: ‘Contending for the Faith’: A Study of the Early 20th Century Fundamentalism in China in Comparison with Korea and Japan – Peter Tze Ming Ng/Yongguang Zhang: Nationalism, Modernization, and Christian Education in 20th Century East Asia: A Comparison of the Situations in China, Japan, and Korea – Jiafeng Liu: Christian Socialism in Pre-World War II East Asia: A Comparison of Zhang Shizhang in China and Tokohiko Kagawa in Japan – Pan-chiu Lai: Sino-Theology as a Non-Church Movement: Historical and Comparative Perspectives – Thomas G. Oey: John Liggins and the Beginning of Protestant Mission Work in Nagasaki, Japan (May-June 1859) – Yuko Watanabe: The Chinese YMCA in Tokyo: China-Japan Relations from the Perspective of Christian Education Exchange (1898-1907) – Naoto Tsuji: Christian Education in Japan: A Comparison of the Concepts and Activities of the NCEA and IBC – Chong-ku Paek: John Ross and the Church in Korea: Bible Translation and Church Planting (1870-1900s) – Ji-il Tark: The Work of Canadian Missions among Koreans in Japan, Manchuria, and Korea (1898-1942) – Jong-hyun Park: The Lord’s Second Coming and the Empire: The Holiness Mission and Church in Japan, Korea, and China and Its Forced End (1901-43) – Byung-tae Kim: Viewpoints, Activities, and Characteristics of the Korean Churches and Chinese Churches During the Korean War: A Comparison.