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The religious world in late Ming China as seen through the 勵修一鑬 Lixiu yijian: how was Christianity integrated into the local society of Fujian?

Abstract:

Past studies on expeditions by missionaries to Ming China have mainly focused on the doctrinal transmission of Christianity and examined how Chinese elite received and interpreted the Christian ideas. However, the aim of this paper is to shift the focus to the local sphere in order to explore how Christianity was “done” on the local level. In this respect, this study takes two arguments as a point of entry – both pioneering but very different in perspective. On the one hand, the Fren...

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Valentina Lin Yang Yang More by this author
Type of award:
MPhil
Level of award:
Masters
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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