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Introduction

Wai Ching Angela Wong and Patricia P. K. Chiu

in Christian Women in Chinese Society: The Anglican Story

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9789888455928
eISBN:
9789888455379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455928.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The Introduction traces the important turns of missionary history in China since the nineteenth century and identifies the contribution of key women leaders, educators, women medical workers, bible ... More


Reshaping the Boundaries: The Christian Intersection of China and the West in the Modern Era

Song Gang (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789888390557
eISBN:
9789888390175
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390557.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book presents extensive research on the formation and transformation of varied types of knowledge, perceptions, and representations exchanged between China and the West from 1600 to 1900. The ... More


The Ordination and Ministry of Li Tim Oi: A Historical Perspective on a Singular Event

Philip L. Wickeri

in Christian Women in Chinese Society: The Anglican Story

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9789888455928
eISBN:
9789888455379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455928.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The ordination to the priesthood of Florence Li Tim Oi (1907–1992) in 1944 was an extraordinary event. She became the first woman priest in the Anglican communion but from the very beginning her ... More


Inside The Church of Almighty God: The Most Persecuted Religious Movement in China

Massimo Introvigne

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190089092
eISBN:
9780190089122
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190089092.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, World Religions

Branded “the new Falun Gong” by local authorities, The Church of Almighty God is today the most persecuted religious movement in China. Thousands of police officers are deployed full time to identify ... More


Joining The Church of Almighty God

Massimo Introvigne

in Inside The Church of Almighty God: The Most Persecuted Religious Movement in China

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190089092
eISBN:
9780190089122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190089092.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, World Religions

The chapter discusses the phenomenal growth of The Church of Almighty God and explores the possible reasons for it. While hostile sources claim the church is “against the family,” a study of the ... More


Living in The Church of Almighty God

Massimo Introvigne

in Inside The Church of Almighty God: The Most Persecuted Religious Movement in China

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190089092
eISBN:
9780190089122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190089092.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, World Religions

The chapter discusses the demographics of The Church of Almighty God and the difficulties of obtaining reliable statistics. It then presents the organization of the church. Although for theological ... More


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