By Tormod Engelsviken,Notto R Thelle,Knut Edvard Larsen
Protestant Western undertaking to China due to the fact Robert Morrison arrived in Macao in 1807 until eventually Mao Zedong’s Communist revolution 1949 has been arguable, no longer least in China. whilst the missionaries after 1949 have been expelled from China, the legitimate chinese language heritage didn't depart them a lot honour. They have been considered as lackeys of Western imperialism propagating a faith that was once “feudal superstition” and which might finally disappear in a Communist society. but, this day the view of the missionaries is altering in chinese language historiography. This publication is an try to current a few features of the many-faceted Norwegian Protestant undertaking to China through the 60 years from approximately 1890 to 1949. one of the topics which are handled within the ten chapters are the historical past of missionaries and their motivation for project to China, the non-public courting among the missionaries and the chinese language, missionary contributions to contextual chinese language preaching, liturgy and hymns, missionaries as tools of revival, and social justice and women’s rights. The ebook is additionally a tribute to the entire women and men who gave their lives to the challenge to China and to the thousands of Christians of China who've endured in the course of difficult occasions till today.
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A Passion for China: Norwegian Mission to China until 1949 by Tormod Engelsviken,Notto R Thelle,Knut Edvard Larsen