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The Rushing on of the Purposes of God: Christian Missions in Shanxi Province Since 1876

Review by Dr. G. Wright Doyle February 6, 2017
The history of Christianity in Shanxi deserves more recognition, says the author, as the setting of a number of notable incidents: the first Christian multi-agency international relief effort; the deaths of more expatriate and Chinese Christians during the Boxer turmoil; and especially fierce resistance to Japanese aggression, in which Chinese and foreign Christians were caught up. Continued »

The Church in China, Part II

Review by Dr. G. Wright Doyle January 23, 2017
These trends, though they may slow in pace and decrease in intensity, do not seem to be in danger of stopping; if anything, they will continue to grow and to permeate more and more corners of Chinese culture and society. 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 »