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Christian Encounters with Chinese Culture$
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Philip L. Wickeri

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9789888208388

Published to University Press Scholarship Online: January 2016

DOI: 10.5790/hongkong/9789888208388.001.0001

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Female Education and the Early Development of St. Stephen’s Church, Hong Kong (1865–1900s)

Female Education and the Early Development of St. Stephen’s Church, Hong Kong (1865–1900s)

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(p.47) Chapter 2 Female Education and the Early Development of St. Stephen’s Church, Hong Kong (1865–1900s)
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Christian Encounters with Chinese Culture
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Patricia P. K. CHIU

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Hong Kong University Press
DOI:10.5790/hongkong/9789888208388.003.0003

In Chapter 2, Patricia P. K. Chiu presents a detailed study of women’s education in relationship to a particular church in Hong Kong in the second half of the nineteenth century. She discusses the opportunities and limitations of women’s work in education, and shows how Christian women helped to build the foundation for a strong Chinese parish.

Keywords:   Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui, Christianity, Hong Kong, History, China, Education, Culture, Theology, Parish, Book of Common Prayer

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