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The Victorian Translation of China: James Legge’s Oriental Pilgrimage

Review by Dr. G. Wright Doyle November 18, 2014
James Legge (1815-1897) is a major figure in Protestant missionary history, both in light of his long service in Hong Kong and because of his monumental achievement as a translator. This massive intellectual biography focuses on the last twenty-two years of his life, when Legge was Professor of Chinese at Oxford University. Continued »

Revival Preaching and the Indigenization of Christianity in Republican China

Review by Dr. G. Wright Doyle October 13, 2014
This important article highlights significant issues in the study of the indigenization of Christianity in China. Continued »

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The New Contexts and Challenges in China Today

By Kevin Xiyi Yao January 7, 2014
The context in which the Chinese Church lives is a fast-changing one. As China undergoes drastic social and cultural changes, the Church there is facing new realities and challenges. If the overseas churches continue to walk along with the Chinese Christians in a constructive way, it is absolutely necessary to understand the Chinese Church’s current dynamics in Chinese society and culture, and to adjust their approaches and strategies accordingly. Continued »