Chinese Protestant Christianity Today

  title={Chinese Protestant Christianity Today},
  author={D. Bays},
  journal={The China Quarterly},
  pages={488 - 504}
  • D. Bays
  • Published 1 June 2003
  • Political Science
  • The China Quarterly
Protestant Christianity has been a prominent part of the general religious resurgence in China in the past two decades. In many ways it is the most striking example of that resurgence. Along with Roman Catholics, as of the 1950s Chinese Protestants carried the heavy historical liability of association with Western domination or imperialism in China, yet they have not only overcome that inheritance but have achieved remarkable growth. Popular media and human rights organizations in the West, as… 
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