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The Fundamentalist Movement among Protestant Missionaries in China, 1920-1937 : American Society of Missiology Dissertation Series - Kevin Xiyi Yao

The Fundamentalist Movement among Protestant Missionaries in China, 1920-1937

American Society of Missiology Dissertation Series

Hardcover Published: 10th December 2003
ISBN: 9780761827405
Number Of Pages: 334

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Through a series of case studies of major fundamentalist missionary institutions and campaigns in China from 1930 to 1937, this work traces and clarifies the historical process of the movement and its controversy with modernism, the nature of character of the movement, its theological cores, its impact upon missionary thinking and strategies, and its influences on emerging evangelicals within Chinese churches.

...this is a well-researched resource, clearly presented. -- Henry Rowold * Missio Apostolica *
Overall, Yao has connected the dots well, placing the events in a coherent, connected historical context. -- Alvyn Austin, Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario * International Bulletin of Mission Research *
...this is a solid monograph on a topic hertofore little considered in the mission literature. * Journal of Presbyterian History *
The book provides a rare glimpse into the 'conservative' aspect of mission forces in China...readable and informative to a general missiology readership. -- Enoch Wan, Western Seminary * Evangelical Missions Quarterly *
...this is a well-researched resource, clearly presented. -- Henry Rowold * Missio Apostolica *
Overall, Yao has connected the dots well, placing the events in a coherent, connected historical context. -- Alvyn Austin, Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario * International Bulletin of Mission Research *
Kevin Xiyi Yao presents an insightful account of the Christian fundamentalist missionary movement in China during the 1920s and 1930s....Chinese church historians will appreciate this work for its clarification of a complicated historical topic. Mission scholars, religious specialists, and sociologists will also find this work a fine reference text for the comparative study of global Christian fundamentalism. * Mission Studies *

Forewordp. vii
Prefacep. xi
List of Abbreviationsp. xiii
Introductionp. 1
The Road to the Controversyp. 23
China in Transition
The Expansion of Protestant Missions in China from 1807 to 1910
The New Missionary Trends and Spread of Liberal Mission Thinking in the 1910s and 1920s
The Conservatives' Growing Dissatisfaction with the Liberal Trend
The Bible Union of Chinap. 55
The North Jiangsu Mission and the Nanjing Theological Seminaryp. 101
The North China Theological Seminaryp. 139
The Fundamentalists and the Church Union Movementp. 183
The Controversies of the 1930sp. 231
The Controversy over the China Sunday School Union
The Controversy over the Laymen's Foreign Missions Inquiry
The Controversy over China Missions of the Independent Board of Presbyterian Foreign Missions
Conclusionp. 279
The Nature, Character, and Diversity of the Fundamentalist Movement
The Missionary Fundamentalist Movement's Chinese Roots and North American Connections
The Missionary Fundamentalist Movement's Relationship with Indigenous Conservative Protestants
Bibliographyp. 289
Indexp. 309
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ISBN: 9780761827405
ISBN-10: 0761827404
Series: American Society of Missiology Dissertation Series
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 334
Published: 10th December 2003
Publisher: University Press of America
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.4 x 14.4  x 3.0
Weight (kg): 0.54