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Harvard Studies in American-East Asian Relations 9

Christianity in China

Early Protestant Missionary Writings

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HARDCOVER

$20.00 • £16.95 • €18.00

ISBN 9780674128811

Publication Date: 07/24/1985

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  • Preface
  • Contributors
  • 1. Introduction: The Place of Protestant Writings in China’s Cultural History [John King Fairbank]
    • The Signification of Protestant Christianity
    • Highlights of this Volume
  • 2. Christian Tracts: The Two Friends [Daniel H. Bays]
    • Christian Tract Production
    • William Milne ’s Best Seller
    • Further Comments
  • 3. Liang Fa’s Quest for Moral Power [P. Richard Bohr]
    • From Sinner to Christian
    • Good Words to Admonish the Age
  • 4. W. H. Medhurst: Rewriting the Missionary Message [Jane Kate Leonard]
    • Confronting Chinese indifference
    • New Types of Religious Tracts
    • Writings on Secular Subjects
  • 5. Karl F. A. Gützlaff: Missionary Entrepreneur [Jessie G. Lutz]
    • His Adventurous Career
    • His Mission Methodology
    • England Compared with China
  • 6. Protestant Geography in China: E. C. Bridgman’s Portrayal of the West [Fred W. Drake]
    • Bridgman and the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge
    • Gützlaff’s Chinese Magazine
    • Bridgman’s Short Account of the USA
  • 7. Justus Doolittle at Foochow: Christian Values in the Treaty Ports [Suzanne Wilson Barnett]
    • Suzanne Wilson Barnett]
    • Tracts and the Protestant Message in Chinese
    • Social Life of the Chinese
    • Missionary Values and Chinese Reformers
  • 8. Christianity and Chinese Sects: Religious Tracts in the Late Nineteenth Century [Daniel H. Bays]
    • Chinese Sectarianism and Christianity
    • Parallels in Ideas and Practices
    • Literature as a Bridge?
  • 9. Elementary Education in the Mission Enterprise [Evelyn S. Rawski]
    • Coming to Terms with the Chinese Educational Tradition
    • The Native Teacher
    • Chinese Primers
    • The Christian Three-Character Classic
  • 10. Chinese and American Characteristics: Arthur H. Smith and His China Book [Charles W. Hayford]
    • Smith’s Background and Early Years in China
    • Chinese Characteristics: Its Construction and Argument
    • Smith’s Major Conclusions
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Glossary
  • Index

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