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By Lars Peter Laamann

ISBN-10: 0415297796

ISBN-13: 9780415297790

ISBN-10: 0415558913

ISBN-13: 9780415558914

Following the prohibition of missionary task after 1724, China's Christians have been successfully bring to an end from all overseas theological assistance. the consequent isolation pressured China's Christian groups to develop into self-reliant in perpetuating the fundamental ideas in their religion. Left to their very own units, the missionary seed built right into a panoply of indigenous traditions, with Christian ancestry because the universal denominator. Christianity hence underwent a similar strategy of inculturation as prior spiritual traditions in China, equivalent to Buddhism and Judaism. because the dad or mum of orthodox morality, the prosecuting nation sought to workout all-pervading keep watch over over renowned ideas and social features.

Filling the distance in the discourse of Christianity in China and in addition as a part of the broader research of faith in overdue Imperial China, this examine offers the campaigns opposed to Christians in this interval as half and parcel of the crusade opposed to 'heresy' and 'heretical' pursuits in general.

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