By Tormod Engelsviken,Notto R Thelle,Knut Edvard Larsen

Protestant Western undertaking to China seeing that Robert Morrison arrived in Macao in 1807 until eventually Mao Zedong’s Communist revolution 1949 has been debatable, no longer least in China. while the missionaries after 1949 have been expelled from China, the reliable chinese language historical past didn't depart them a lot honour. They have been considered as lackeys of Western imperialism propagating a faith that was once “feudal superstition” and which might ultimately disappear in a Communist society. but, at the present time the view of the missionaries is altering in chinese language historiography. This publication is an try and current a few elements of the many-faceted Norwegian Protestant undertaking to China through the 60 years from approximately 1890 to 1949. one of the issues which are handled within the ten chapters are the historical past of missionaries and their motivation for undertaking to China, the non-public courting among the missionaries and the chinese language, missionary contributions to contextual chinese language preaching, liturgy and hymns, missionaries as tools of revival, and social justice and women’s rights. The e-book is additionally a tribute to the entire women and men who gave their lives to the project to China and to the thousands of Christians of China who've persisted in the course of not easy occasions till today.

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