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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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Contextualization and the Chinese Anglican Parish

Contextualization and the Chinese Anglican Parish

A Case Study of St. Mary’s Church, Hong Kong (1912–41)

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(p.135) Chapter 7 Contextualization and the Chinese Anglican Parish
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Christian Encounters with Chinese Culture
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Philip L. WICKERI

Ruiwen CHEN

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Hong Kong University Press
DOI:10.5790/hongkong/9789888208388.003.0008

Ruiwen Chen and Philip Wickeri adopt a “contextualization” approach to parish history in their study of the first three decades of St. Mary’s in Chapter 7. They consider the role of both clergy and laity in responding to social needs as they shaped a church whose ministry, mission and even architecture embraced elements of the Chinese cultural and social context.

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

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