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The Fundamentalist Movement among Protestant Missionaries in China, 1920-1937

The Fundamentalist Movement among Protestant Missionaries in China, 1920-1937

by Kevin Xiyi Yao


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The Fundamentalist Movement among Protestant Missionaries in China, 1920-1937

Through a series of case studies of major fundamentalist missionary institutions and campaigns in China from 1930 to 1937, this work traces and clarifies the historical process of the movement and its controversy with modernism, the nature of character of the movement, its theological cores, its impact upon missionary thinking and strategies, and its influences on emerging evangelicals within Chinese churches.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780761827405
Publisher: UPA
Publication date: 12/10/2003
Series: American Society of Missiology Dissertation Series
Pages: 334
Product dimensions: 5.66(w) x 8.80(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Kevin Xiyi Yao is Assistant Professor, China Graduate School of Theology, Hong Kong.

Table of Contents

List of Abbreviationsxiii
Chapter IIntroduction1
Chapter IIThe Road to the Controversy23
China in Transition
The Expansion of Protestant Missions in China from 1807 to 1910
The New Missionary Trends and Spread of Liberal Mission Thinking in the 1910s and 1920s
The Conservatives' Growing Dissatisfaction with the Liberal Trend
Chapter IIIThe Bible Union of China55
Chapter IVThe North Jiangsu Mission and the Nanjing Theological Seminary101
Chapter VThe North China Theological Seminary139
Chapter VIThe Fundamentalists and the Church Union Movement183
Chapter VIIThe Controversies of the 1930s231
The Controversy over the China Sunday School Union
The Controversy over the Laymen's Foreign Missions Inquiry
The Controversy over China Missions of the Independent Board of Presbyterian Foreign Missions
Chapter VIIIConclusion279
The Nature, Character, and Diversity of the Fundamentalist Movement
The Missionary Fundamentalist Movement's Chinese Roots and North American Connections
The Missionary Fundamentalist Movement's Relationship with Indigenous Conservative Protestants

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