Salt and Light, Volume 3: More Lives of Faith That Shaped Modern China

Overview

In this centennial year of China's 1911 Revolution, volume 3 in the salt and Light series includes the life stories of influential Chinese who played a political or military role in the new Republic that emerged. Recovering this precious legacy of faith in action shows the deep roots of the revival of Christian faith in China today.

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Overview

In this centennial year of China's 1911 Revolution, volume 3 in the salt and Light series includes the life stories of influential Chinese who played a political or military role in the new Republic that emerged. Recovering this precious legacy of faith in action shows the deep roots of the revival of Christian faith in China today.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781610971584
  • Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
  • Publication date: 7/28/2011
  • Series: Studies in Chinese Christianity Series
  • Pages: 261
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Carol Lee Hamrin is research professor at George Mason University, senior associate with Global China Center, and author of God and Caesar in China. Stacey Bieler is an independent historian and author of "Patriots" or "Traitors"? A History of American-Educated Chinese Students.

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Table of Contents

List of Names: Variations and Characters for Chapter Subjects xii

Note on Romanization xiii

Key to Pronunciation xiii

Map of China xiv

Acknowledgments xv

Introduction: Chinese Christian Reformers in Early Modern China Carol Lee Hamrin Stacey Bieler 1

1 Huang Naishang: Revolutionary with a Vision for a Christian China Anne Pang (Huang Biyao) 17

2 Yu Rizhang: Patriot, Peacemaker, Prophet Peter Chen-main Wang 38

3 Liu Tingfang: Christian Minister and Activist Intellectual John Barwick 59

4 Zhang Zhijiang: A Christian General's Faith in Action Fuk-tsang Ying 81

5 Zeng Baosun: Embracing Chinese Ideals and Christian Education Stacey Bieler 93

6 Wu Jingxiong: Judge, Pilgrim, and Poet John Lindblom 116

7 Wang Liming: Promoting a Protestant Vision of the Modern Chinese Woman John Barwick 136

8 Lin Yutang: Astride the Cultures of East and West Rain Yang Liu 158

9 Zhang Fuliang: Serving the Tillers of the Good Earth Stacey Bieler 176

Time Line 199

Notes 207

List of Contributors 250

Sources of Illustrations 253

Index 255

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