The Legacy of T. C. Chao

  title={The Legacy of T. C. Chao},
  author={Winfried Gl{\"u}er},
  journal={International Bulletin of Mission Research},
  pages={165 - 169}
  • Winfried Glüer
  • Published 1 October 1982
  • Education
  • International Bulletin of Mission Research
A to the official pinyin romanization recently adopted in China, Chao's name is to be spelled Zhao Ze­ chen. However, as Chao himself used the older form for his name, it is given here in the familiar spelling. Had he lived longer he would, no doubt, have accepted the new romanization. He was never a traditionalist, but always remained flexible in responding to new developments, and this flexibility is an outstanding mark of his character.It must not be mistaken for a lack of stability. In… 
4 Citations

T. C. Chao’s Spiritual Fellowship

As a Christian academic thinking and writing in the midst of May Fourth Enlightenment, T. C. Chao had many of the same concerns as his contemporaries, including that of the law-oriented Chinese theologies of Watchman Nee and Wang Mingdao.

National Deliverance through Culture or of Culture? T. C. Chao on Christianity and Chinese Culture

  • Zexi Sun
  • Philosophy
    International Bulletin of Mission Research
  • 2019
This article traces the theological evolution in the thought of T. C. Chao regarding national deliverance as it related to Chinese culture. Although Chao never wavered on the significance of

Espousing Protestant Christian Citizenship

This article seeks to outline struggles of self-understanding for Chinese Protestant Christians during the decades of great transition between the late Qing and the early Republic, and view how such

The Cross and the Confucian Imagination: T. C. Chao’s Confucian Christian Theology of Salvation

T.C. Chao (1888–1979) is considered one of the greatest Chinese Christian theologians of the twentieth century. He strove to bring the gospel of Jesus Christ in touch with Chinese culture, and bring