Introduces modern, mainland-Chinese intellectual history, and presents the strategies and models Christians have employed to reach these Chinese intellectuals.
Publisher: P and R Publishing Company
Publication Date: 1999
ISBN 10: 1892632047
ISBN 13: 9781892632043
Travel through modern Chinese intellectual history and discover the pride, woundedness, shame and hope in the hearts and minds of China's most brilliant. Then discover what Christians in the West have done to reach out to these intellectuals, and what strategies and models have emerged.
You will be amazed. You may be moved to tears. You will be stirred to pray for this "most strategic mission field." Whether you are a volunteer or fulltime worker reaching out to mainland China , or have a heart to pray for the most populous nation on earth, this book will be a solid, useful tool.
"All who share Christ's love for China's people must read these essays by the most experienced and thoughtful of those now ministering to mainland Chinese intellectuals. You will be inspired and helped to move beyond evangelizing and discipling to "walking alongside" our sisters and brothers as they wrestle with their calling from the Lord and find their unique place in God's plan for their people at this historic time of tumult and transformation in China."
Carol Hamrin, Ph.D
Johns Hopkins University
"This is a landmark guide to a Christian mission understanding of China and its intellectuals. Moreover, everyone interested in attaining an in-depth knowledge of China today will find something of value here."
Tony Carnes, Ph,D.
Director, Seminar on Contents and Methods in the Social Sciences, Columbia University
Director, International Research Institute on Values Changes
"International student workers and those who have a love for Chinese students now have a vehicle resource and reference point for a more effective, knowledgeable, and sensitive ministry. The history and practical relevance of the interaction of ideas between the gospel and Chinese society is well presented for English readers who want to present the gospel without naively promoting western culture."
Rev, John Orme, Th,D,
Executive Director, Interdenominational Foreign Mission Association(IFMA)
"If you long to know more about the land where the gospel is exploding, then this is your book. Read it prayerfully and look for a way to get involved."
Joseph M. Stowell III
President, Moody Bible Institute, Chicago
"Chinese Intellectuals and the Gospel is an important and helpful book. I highly recommend it, especially to those involved in ministry to Chinese intellectuals."
Rev.Siang Yang Tan, Ph.D.
Senior Pastor, First Evangelical Church, Glendale, California
Professor of Psychology, Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, California