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Contextual Theology:: The Last Frontier

Wilbert R. Shenk

in The Changing Face of Christianity: Africa, the West, and the World

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195177282
eISBN:
9780199835812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195177282.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

In this chapter, Shenk shows how the postcolonial climate growing immediately before and after World War II prompted new self-criticism and theological reflection among western missionaries and among ... More


Epilogue

R. Po‐chia Hsia

in A Jesuit in the Forbidden City: Matteo Ricci 1552-1610

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199592258
eISBN:
9780191595622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592258.003.0013
Subject:
History, Asian History, History of Religion

The epilogue gives a brief narration of the history of the Catholic Mission in China after the death of Ricci to the expulsion of all foreign clerics in 1950. It analyzes the growing fame of Ricci, ... More


Robert Morrison and the Protestant Plan for China

Christopher Daily

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888208036
eISBN:
9789888180974
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208036.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Sent alone to China by the London Missionary Society in 1807, Robert Morrison (1782–1834) was one of the earliest Protestant missionaries in East Asia. During some 27 years in China, Macau and ... More


Communicating the Gospel to China: Robert Morrison Uses Bogue's Programme to Propagate to the Chinese

Christopher A. Daily

in Robert Morrison and the Protestant Plan for China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888208036
eISBN:
9789888180974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208036.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

In chapter four, the author considers Morrison's approach to learning the Chinese language and translating Protestant Christian texts, including the Bible. As these two developments parallel the ... More


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

Xi Lian

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300123395
eISBN:
9780300162837
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300123395.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book addresses the history and future of homegrown, mass Chinese Christianity. Drawing on a large collection of fresh sources—including contemporaneous accounts, diaries, memoirs, archival ... More


The Ultra Ganges Mission Station, a Printing Centre, and the Final Educational Step of the Template

Christopher A. Daily

in Robert Morrison and the Protestant Plan for China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888208036
eISBN:
9789888180974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208036.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter five examines further Robert Morrison's dependency upon the Bogue template - but it also included an analysis of William Milne's reliance upon that same strategy. Together, the two completed ... More


Introduction

Alexander Chow

in Chinese Public Theology: Generational Shifts and Confucian Imagination in Chinese Christianity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198808695
eISBN:
9780191846229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808695.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This introductory chapter sets the stage for the book, outlining its key concerns and methodological approaches. It proposes two methodological tools—generational shifts and Confucian imagination—and ... More


Chinese Public Theology: Generational Shifts and Confucian Imagination in Chinese Christianity

Alexander Chow

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198808695
eISBN:
9780191846229
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808695.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

It has been widely recognized that Christianity is the fastest growing religion in one of the last communist-run countries of the world: the People’s Republic of China. Yet it would be a mistake to ... More


The New Approach to Missions: Gosport Academy and David Bogue's Strategy

Christopher A. Daily

in Robert Morrison and the Protestant Plan for China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888208036
eISBN:
9789888180974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208036.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the mission strategy provided to LMS missionary candidates. This strategy came in the form of a three-part mission template, which was taught to students at Gosport Academy by ... More


Looking Towards China: Morrison's Work in London and the Voyage to China

Christopher A. Daily

in Robert Morrison and the Protestant Plan for China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888208036
eISBN:
9789888180974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208036.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter sees Morrison depart Gosport Academy, having undergone Bogue's programme, to complete last-minute language training in London. Then, he embarks on his journey to China, via America. ... More


The Indigenous Church Movement through War and Revolution

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/9780300123395.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses narratives of various groups, follows their rise and fall in the tide of war and revolution toward the end of the Republican era, and also provides a brief account of what ... More


The Birth of British Evangelicalism and the Disappointment of the Earliest LMS Missions

Christopher A. Daily

in Robert Morrison and the Protestant Plan for China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888208036
eISBN:
9789888180974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208036.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter provides essential background information that will shine light upon the environment in which the planning of Morrison's mission took place. It surveys the history of British dissenting ... More


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