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~ Most Recent Analysis ~

Sorrow and Blood: Christian Mission in Contexts of Suffering, Persecution, and Martyrdom: Part I

Review by Dr. G. Wright Doyle August 10, 2015
Every once in a while, you come across a book that you think every thoughtful Christian, and all Christian leaders, should read. Sorrow and Blood may be one of those books. Continued »

Theosis, Sino-Christian Theology and the Second Chinese Enlightenment, Part II

Review by Dr. G. Wright Doyle April 28, 2015
Though Alexander Chow’s book possesses a number of extremely helpful features, it also suffers from several significant weaknesses. These include internal problems, omissions, and questions of fact. The second part of this review will discuss these and conclude with a theological critique. 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 »