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By David Cheung

Utilizing quite often hitherto unstudied fundamental fabrics, this monograph stories a truly major episode in chinese language Christianity. concentrating on the origins and earliest background of Protestantism in South Fujian, this analytical-critical learn investigates the evolution of the church buildings which pioneered in indigenisation and ecclesiastical union in China throughout the 19th century. a few matters studied are primitive missionary ambitions and techniques, the connection among the Talmage excellent and the Three-self suggestion, and the character and dynamics of local spiritual paintings. super worthwhile is the serious evaluation of South Fujian by way of self-propagation, self-government, self-support and natural union. the major parts recommended for destiny examine also are relatively thought-provoking. the quantity is mainly precious to social and church historians, missiologists and sociologists."

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