Unfinished History: Christianity and the Cold War in East Asia

Unfinished History: Christianity and the Cold War in East Asia

by Philip L Wickeri (Editor)



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783374040742
Publisher: Evangelische Verlagsanstalt
Publication date: 05/04/2016
Series: ContactZone Series , #18
Pages: 180
Product dimensions: 6.06(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface 7

Introduction 9

Religion and US Policy toward China during the Early Cold War Qiang Zhai 13

Changing Perceptions and Interpretations of the Cold War - A Case Study of the National Christian Council of China, 1945-1949 Peter Chen-main Wang 33

"Cold War Religion" and the Protestant Churches in East Asia and the West Philip L. Wickeri 55

The Survival of the "Instrument"- A Case Study of the Christian Church in Shantou during the Cold War Weiqing Hu 75

Voices from the Bamboo Curtain - A Study of the Audience Response to the Christian Broadcasting in Maoist China (1959-1968) Fuk-tsang Ying 111

The Cold War and Beyond: The Chinese Christian Diaspora's Image of the Communist Party of China and the Politics of Identification - The Case of Xie Fuya Yang Weihua 133

A Catholic "Disturbance" in Taiyuan Diocese, Shanxi Province, 1965 Wang Meixiu 159

Crossing the Bamboo Curtain -The Japanese Christian Delegation to the Chinese Church in 1957 Yosuke Matsutani 175

Political Ideology and Theological Rhetoric - The Case of the True Jesus Church in Taiwan in the Cold War (1945-1990) Yen-zen Tsai 195

Churches in the Divided Nation - An Analysis of the Korean Christianity Structured by the Cold War System, 1945-1990 Jin Kwan Kwon 215

The Korean War - Different Responses from the World Council of Churches, Chinese Churches, and Korean Churches Heung Soo Kim 231

Another Child of Conflict - Korean Minjung Theology and the Cold War in Asia Volker Küster 247

Afterword 275

List of Contributors 279

Appendix 281

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