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Global China Center

~ Most Recent Analysis ~

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 »

Timothy Richard’s Vision: Education and Reform in China, 1880-1910

Review by Dr. G. Wright Doyle February 9, 2015
Eunice Johnson has given us an excellent account of Timothy Richard’s overall “vision” for the general improvement of the lot of the Chinese people, and of his central part in the establishment of an Imperial university in Shanxi. 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 »