Brent Fulton's China's Urban Christians: A Light That Cannot Be Hidden PDF

By Brent Fulton

ISBN-10: 1625647190

ISBN-13: 9781625647191

China's city Christians: a gentle that can not be Hidden appears at how immense urbanization is redrawing not just the geographic and social panorama of China, yet within the strategy is remodeling China's turning out to be church to boot. the aim of this publication is to discover how Christians in China understand the demanding situations posed through their new city context and to check their proposed technique of responding to those demanding situations. even supposing no longer essentially political in nature, those demanding situations still illustrate the complicated interaction among China's Christian group and the chinese language party-state because it involves phrases with the continuing development and extending prominence of Christianity in glossy China.

"As China maintains to aggressively urbanize so does the church. This ebook presents well-considered, insightful info that is helping these folks at the outdoors taking a look in to higher comprehend the real country of the present-day church in China. an incredible replace that actually informs."
--Marvin J. Newell, Missio Nexus

"The day-by-day fact for chinese language Christians has thoroughly replaced and but many within the West are nonetheless viewing the placement via an outmoded lens. not anyone is aware this greater than Brent Fulton, who has spent an entire life engaged with the topic. Fulton provides the swiftly altering church because it really is. China's city Christians,/i> is obligatory interpreting for somebody attempting to comprehend this impressive second within the background of the worldwide church."
--Rob Gifford, correspondent for The Economist, writer of China Road

"Looking past tensions among church and the chinese language Communist Party-state, this e-book beautifully attracts jointly scholarship and firsthand interviews in a hugely readable type to offer how modern day so much leading edge chinese language Protestants are grappling with quite a lot of advanced matters. It exhibits that Christianity in China is way extra nuanced than universal black-and-white depictions of church-state clash, much more advanced than refined grays may possibly seize. in case you learn this publication, you are going to wonder on the stunning colours of a church in transformation."
--Carsten T. Vala, vacationing Fulbright student, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile; affiliate Professor of Political technological know-how, Loyola college Maryland

Brent Fulton is Cofounder and President of ChinaSource and the Editor of ChinaSource Quarterly.

Prior to assuming his present place, he served from 1995 to 2000 because the dealing with director of the Institute for chinese language stories at Wheaton university.

Dr. Fulton holds MA and PhD levels in political technology from the collage of Southern California and a BA in radio-TV-film from Messiah College.

An avid China watcher, Dr. Fulton has written and taught broadly at the church in China and on chinese language social and political phenomena.

Dr. Fulton and his spouse, Jasmine, dwell in Hong Kong.

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