By Gerda Wielander
This ebook argues that as new political and social values are shaped in post-socialist China, Christian values have gotten more and more embedded within the new post-socialist chinese language outlook. It exhibits how even supposing Christianity is considered in China as a international faith, promoted via Christian missionaries and as such at odds with the legitimate place of the nation, Christianity as a resource of social and political values - instead of a religion requiring adherence to a church is in reality having a huge effect. The ebook indicates how those values tell either professional and dissident ideology and supply a key underpinning of morality and ethics within the post-socialist ethical panorama. Adopting quite a few diversified angles, the e-book investigates the position Christian suggestion performs within the reputable discourse on morality and love and what contribution chinese language Christians make to charitable initiatives. It analyses key Christian guides and dedicates chapters to Christian intellectuals and their effect on political liberal pondering in China. The concluding bankruptcy highlights gender roles, the function of the chinese language diaspora, and the overlap of the govt and Christian schedule in China this day. The booklet demanding situations ordinarily held perspectives on modern chinese language Christianity as a stream against the nation via displaying the variety and complexity of Christian pondering and the numerous components influencing it.
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