Reference Guide to Christian Missionary Societies in China

Reference Guide to Christian Missionary Societies in China

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This comprehensive guide will facilitate scholarly research concerning the history of Christianity in China to 1950 in its anthropological, educational, medical, scientific, social, political, and religious dimensions. The guide contains nearly five hundred entries identifying both Roman Catholic and Protestant missionary sending agencies and related religious congregations. Each entry includes the organization's name in English, followed by its Chinese name, country of origin, and denominational affiliation. Special attention has been paid to identifying the many small, lesser-known groups that arrived in China during the early decades of the twentieth century. In addition, a special category of the as yet little-studied indigenous communities of Chinese women has also been included. Multiple indexes enhance the guide's accessibility.... Pentecostal Research Center, William G. Squires Library, 260 11th St. NE, P.O. Box 3448, Cleveland, TN 37311-0670, ... who were both born in China and were sons of English missionaries, had moved to America and had come in contactanbsp;...

Title:Reference Guide to Christian Missionary Societies in China
Author:R. G. Tiedemann
Publisher:M.E. Sharpe - 2009-09-02


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