Wise Man from the East: Lit-sen Chang (Zhang Lisheng): Critique of Indigenous Theology; Critique of Humanism [NOOK Book]

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How should Christianity relate to Chinese culture? That question has engaged the minds of both Chinese and Western Christians for several centuries. Lit-sen Chang (1904-1996) was brought up as a Buddhist and educated in the Confucian classics as well as in modern political philosophy. He later delved deeply into Daoism as well. After World War II, he founded Jiangnan University in order to "exterminate" Christianity and revive Eastern religion. Conversion to Christianity in 1950 radically altered the course of ...
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Wise Man from the East: Lit-sen Chang (Zhang Lisheng): Critique of Indigenous Theology; Critique of Humanism

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Overview

How should Christianity relate to Chinese culture? That question has engaged the minds of both Chinese and Western Christians for several centuries. Lit-sen Chang (1904-1996) was brought up as a Buddhist and educated in the Confucian classics as well as in modern political philosophy. He later delved deeply into Daoism as well. After World War II, he founded Jiangnan University in order to "exterminate" Christianity and revive Eastern religion. Conversion to Christianity in 1950 radically altered the course of his life. He studied at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and then joined the faculty, teaching missions and writing prolifically on theology and apologetics, especially on the relationship of Christianity to Chinese culture. His Critique of Indigenous Theology and Critique of Humanism are published here in English for the first time, and provide excellent examples of his wide learning, insightful analysis, powerful writing, and firm commitment to historic Christianity.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781621898153
  • Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
  • Publication date: 8/2/2013
  • Series: Studies in Chinese Christianity
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 560 KB

Meet the Author

G. Wright Doyle is Director of Global China Center and English editor of the Biographical Dictionary of Chinese Christianity (bdcconline.net). He is author of Christianity in America: Triumph and Tragedy (2013); Reaching Chinese Worldwide (2013); Christ the King: Meditations on Matthew (2011); Carl Henry: Theologian for All Seasons (2010); and coauthor of China: Ancient Culture, Modern Society (2009).
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