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By Tormod Engelsviken,Notto R Thelle,Knut Edvard Larsen

Protestant Western project to China seeing that Robert Morrison arrived in Macao in 1807 till Mao Zedong’s Communist revolution 1949 has been debatable, no longer least in China. while the missionaries after 1949 have been expelled from China, the respectable chinese language historical past didn't go away 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 present day the view of the missionaries is altering in chinese language historiography. This e-book is an try to current a few elements of the many-faceted Norwegian Protestant undertaking to China in the course of the 60 years from approximately 1890 to 1949. one of the topics which are handled within the ten chapters are the heritage of missionaries and their motivation for undertaking to China, the private dating 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 booklet can be a tribute to the entire women and men who gave their lives to the project to China and to the hundreds of thousands of Christians of China who've continued in the course of challenging occasions till today.

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