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Asia

Scott W. Sunquist.

in The Oxford Handbook of Ecumenical Studies

P ublished online October 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Christianity; Comparative Religion; East Asian Religions. 4306 words.

Asian ecumenism began as a pragmatic concern of Western mission agencies, but was catalysed under the pressure of Japanese imperialism early in the twentieth century. National ecumenical...

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Chinese Millennial Movements

Scott Lowe.

in The Oxford Handbook of Millennialism

October 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Religious Studies; East Asian Religions; Philosophy of Religion; Christianity; Buddhism. 9142 words.

Class apathy and a selective process of record keeping created fertile grounds for uprise in China. This article throws light on two of the earliest millennialist movements in China,...

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Christian Communities in China

Richard Madsen.

in The Oxford Handbook of Global Religions

October 2006; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Interfaith Relations; Christianity; East Asian Religions. 2017 words.

Christianity in China is a relatively new import from the West. During the seventeenth century, European missionary orders, especially the Jesuits and Dominicans, entered China and began...

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