By Tormod Engelsviken,Notto R Thelle,Knut Edvard Larsen
Protestant Western project to China because Robert Morrison arrived in Macao in 1807 till Mao Zedong’s Communist revolution 1949 has been debatable, no longer least in China. whilst the missionaries after 1949 have been expelled from China, the professional chinese language background didn't go away them a lot honour. They have been seen as lackeys of Western imperialism propagating a faith that used to be “feudal superstition” and which might finally disappear in a Communist society. but, this present day the view of the missionaries is altering in chinese language historiography. This e-book is an try to current a few facets of the many-faceted Norwegian Protestant venture to China in the course of the 60 years from approximately 1890 to 1949. one of the topics which are handled within the ten chapters are the historical past of missionaries and their motivation for venture to China, the non-public courting among the missionaries and the chinese language, missionary contributions to contextual chinese language preaching, liturgy and hymns, missionaries as tools of revival, and social justice and women’s rights. The publication can also be a tribute to all of the women and men who gave their lives to the undertaking to China and to the thousands of Christians of China who've persisted in the course of not easy occasions until eventually today.
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A Passion for China: Norwegian Mission to China until 1949 by Tormod Engelsviken,Notto R Thelle,Knut Edvard Larsen