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Christian Encounters with Chinese Culture$
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Philip L. Wickeri

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9789888208388

Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: January 2016

DOI: 10.5790/hongkong/9789888208388.001.0001

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The Protestant Episcopal China Mission and Chinese Society

The Protestant Episcopal China Mission and Chinese Society

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(p.25) Chapter 1 The Protestant Episcopal China Mission and Chinese Society
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Christian Encounters with Chinese Culture
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Edward Yihua XU

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Hong Kong University Press
DOI:10.5790/hongkong/9789888208388.003.0002

Chapter 1 offers a broad overview of the work of the Protestant Episcopal Church Mission and its impact on Chinese society. Yihua Xu contends that the PECM had a mission strategy aimed at the elite, and that the work of the mission was somewhat successful in meeting its goals. Thus, the work of the CHSKH in education and building up the church, as well as in influencing Chinese politics, became embedded in Chinese social and cultural life.

Keywords:   Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui, Christianity, Hong Kong, History, China, Education, Culture, Theology, Parish, Book of Common Prayer

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