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The Visitor: André Palmeiro and the Jesuits in Asia

Review by Dr. G. Wright Doyle July 30, 2016
Palmeiro’s visit to China at the end of the Ming dynasty came at a critical juncture in the Jesuit mission there. His personal career, the decisions he made about mission strategy, and the story of the first two centuries of Jesuit missions worldwide carry potent lessons for us now. Continued »

Problems in Translating the Bible into Chinese: The name(s) for God

By Dr. G. Wright Doyle July 28, 2016
The question of which name to use to translate biblical words for “God” has vexed both Roman Catholics and Protestants for a long time. In Protestant Bibles, Shen and Shang Di have been used. This paper reviews the case for each of these terms. Continued »

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China’s Urban Christians: A Light That Cannot Be Hidden

Review by Dr. G. Wright Doyle January 29, 2016
With decades of experience living in Asia, traveling within China, and meeting with both Chinese Christians and Christian leaders working within China, Brent Fulton has written the most authoritative and accurate book yet to appear on the urban Chinese church. Continued »