Global China Center

~ Most Recent Analysis ~

Theosis, Sino-Christian Theology and the Second Chinese Enlightenment: Heaven and Humanity in Unity

Review by Dr. G. Wright Doyle April 21, 2015
Alexander Chow has given us a treatise of significant worth. This book is a vigorous, even brilliant, attempt to construct a Sino-theology within the context of conversations with Christians and others from the Second Chinese Enlightenment, major Chinese Christian theologians, and Eastern Orthodoxy theology. Continued »

Christian China and the Light of the World: Miraculous Stories from China’s Great Awakening

Review by Dr. G. Wright Doyle March 12, 2015
David Wang has given us an extremely important look at the new urban “house” (that is, non-TSPM) churches in China. Though published before the recent increase of pressure upon Christians, the book reflects fundamental realities that remain true. Continued »

~ Featured Analysis ~

Influence of Confucian Values on the Practice of Gift Exchange in Contemporary China

By Carroll Hoffman Rhyne III November 17, 2014
The main purpose of this paper is to explore the influence of Confucian values on gift exchange in contemporary Chinese culture. A secondary purpose is to explore the implications that this research may have for Christians engaged in relationships and ministry with Chinese people. Continued »