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~ Most Recent Analysis ~

Mobilized Merchants-Patriotic Martyrs: China’s House-Church Protestants and the Politics of Cooperative Resistance

Review by Dr. G. Wright Doyle August 9, 2016
Timothy Conkling has written an extremely important book. Based on exhaustive research over many years and drawing upon a wide variety of unimpeachable sources, he has given us a definitive analysis of both house-church Protestants and government religious policy and practice as they were at the time of writing. Continued »

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 »

~ Featured Analysis ~

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 »