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The Virgin Mary and Catholic Identities in Chinese History

Jeremy Clarke

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9789888139996
eISBN:
9789888268443
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139996.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Chinese Catholic Church traces its living roots back to the late sixteenth century and its historical roots back even further, to the Yuan dynasty. This book explores paintings and sculptures of ... More


Responding Justly: Ambedkar, Sunnyata, and Finitude

Aishwary Kumar

in Radical Equality: Ambedkar, Gandhi, and the Risk of Democracy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780804791953
eISBN:
9780804794268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804791953.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

Did Ambedkar’s democracy have a place for belief? Could his “love of truth” coexist with his “love of politics”? Focusing on his final works (beginning with his opposition to capital punishment), ... More


Awaiting Rapture: Watchman Nee and the Little Flock

Lian Xi

in Redeemed by Fire: The Rise of Popular Christianity in Modern China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300123395
eISBN:
9780300162837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300123395.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

The chapter focuses on Watchman Nee or Ni Tuosheng, the founder of the Little Flock. It traces the origin of Nee's sect and the development of his intricate eschatology. Watchman Nee was born in 1903 ... More


Addressing the Raj

Bhavani Raman

in Document Raj: Writing and Scribes in Early Colonial South India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226703275
eISBN:
9780226703299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226703299.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses the dissent in the practice of petitioning the East India Company. It focuses on the political theology of petitions. Petition writing is a concentrated and hierarchical form ... More


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