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A Study of the History of Nestorian Christianity in China and Its Literature in Chinese

Together With a New English Translation of the Dunhuang Nestorian ... Studies, Asian and African Studies, 27)

by Tang, Li.

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Published by Peter Lang Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian Theology - General,
  • Christianity - Orthodox,
  • Nestorius,
  • Ethnic Studies - General,
  • History,
  • Theology,
  • Religion - World Religions,
  • China,
  • Christian literature, Chinese,
  • History and criticism,
  • Nestorians,
  • Nestorius,,
  • Patriarch of Constantinople,,
  • Translations into English,
  • fl. 428,
  • Religion

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages230
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11396947M
    ISBN 100820459704
    ISBN 109780820459707

    The Christian population in China comprises Protestants, Catholics, and a very small number of Orthodox Christians. History. Earliest Period. Traditional Christian thought suggested that St. Thomas, known as "the Apostle of India" or possibly St. Bartholomew were the first to spread the Christian gospel in China. The Nestorian or Assyrian Church (jingjiao 景教) is a kind of oriental national church (as Church of the East) that was opposed against the Roman church after the concile of Ephesus in Between the 7th and the 11th centuries Nestorianism was the most widespread Christian confession, reaching from Syria to China.

    Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. search Search the Wayback Machine. Featured texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency Full text of "The Nestorian monument in China". Start studying World Civ Chapter 3 Proctored Exam. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Chinese literature was stimulated by the invention of The Chinese concept of history has traditionally been different from that of the West in that the Chinese .

    This much concerning the Nestorian Christianity in China we have long known. Then, with the modern opening of the empire, the old Nestorian stone was found. It tells its own history, and tells it plainly, how the Nestorian monks came, how Chinese officials were appointed to listen to their explanations, and gravely approved of the new religion. Syriac Christianity in its diffusion along the Silk Road and into China. Even though written for scholars, the book is easy to read. It encourages the reader to delve further into the discovery of particular pages of the Christian history in Yuan China. Matteo Nicolini-Zani Matteo Nicolini-Zani graduated in Chinese language and literature from the.


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This book is a historical survey of the Nestorian (East Syrian) Church in China tracing its origin in Mesopotamia and Persia with emphasis on Church organization and expansion. A Study of the History of Nestorian Christianity in China and Its Literature in Chinese: Together with a New English Translation of the Dunhuang Nestorian Documents.

Second revised edition. European University Studies, Ser Asian and African Studies, vol. Author: Gunner Mikkelsen. This book is a historical survey of the Nestorian (East Syrian) Church in China tracing its origin in Mesopotamia and Persia with emphasis on Church organization and expansion.

A new English translation of the Chinese Nestorian documents from Dunhuang is. A Study of the History of Nestorian Christianity in China and Its Literature in Chinese: Together with a New English Translation of the Dunhuang Nestorian Documents (review)Author: Gunner Mikkelsen.

The Chinese Nestorian Documents Introduction to the Chinese Nestorian Documents Aluoben's Texts The Book of Jesus, the Messiah On the One-God Jing Jing's Texts The Nestorian Inscription Text Gloria in Excelsis Deo Honored Persons and Sacred Books (Zunjing) Book on. Li Tang, A study of the history of Nestorian Christianity in China and its literature in Chinese; together with a new English translation of the Dunhuang Nestorian documents.

2nd revised edition (Frankfurt am Main etc. ).Author: Gunner Mikkelsen. There is no such thing. I have read many historical studies and essays about the encounter between Christianity and China, including in the last few months, and a great many of them begin by discussing the arrival of Nestorianism into China in the seventh century.

While I also held this position for many years—and even. Nestorian Christianity in the Tang Dynasty Chapter One. The T'ang Dynasty (AD ) was a golden age of Chinese culture. No wonder that the Chinese people call themselves T'ang people and the overseas Chinese settlements in New York and San Francisco are known as T'ang quarters.

T'ang China was known to all her neighbours as the Up-per Kingdom. Inthe ninth year of the reign of Emperor Li Shimin ( - ) of the Tang Dynasty ( - ), Nestorianism, which was considered as a heresy to Christianity at that time, came to China.

Nestorianism once had a strong growth. InEmperor Wuzong, a devout Taoist, decreed the prohibition of foreign religions. A historical survey of the Nestorian Church (East Syrian Church) from Mesopotamia to Persia and China, with emphasis on church organization and expansion. A new English translation of the Chinese Nestorian Documents from Dunhuang is given together with commentary and analysis.

The Jingjiao Documents (Chinese: 景教經典; pinyin: Jǐngjiào jīngdiǎn; also known as the Nestorian Documents or the Jesus Sutras) are a collection of Chinese language texts connected with the 7th-century mission of Alopen, a Church of the East bishop from Sassanian Mesopotamia.

Read "A Study of the History of Nestorian Christianity in China and Its Literature in Chinese: Together with a New English Translation of the Dunhuang Nestorian Documents (review), China Review International" on DeepDyve, the largest online rental service for scholarly research with thousands of academic publications available at your fingertips.

Bays, A New History of Christianity in China, Ibid., Ibid. Hays, A New History of Christianity in China, Stark, A Star in the East, For a few years, from tothe Nationalist party and the Communist party had joined together.

However, in the Nationalist party turned on the Communist party and drove it underground. 1 P.Y. Saeki, The Nestorian Monument in China (New York: The Macmillan Co., ), 12; Michael Keevak, The Story of a Stele: China’s Nestorian Monument and Its Reception in the West, (Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, ), 8.

2 P.Y. Saeki, The Nestorian Documents and Relics in China (Tokyo: The Maruzen Co., ), ; Saeki. The Church of the East or Nestorian Church had a presence in China during two periods: first from the 7th through the 10th century, and later during the Mongol Yuan Dynasty in the 13th and 14th centuries.

Locally, the religion was known as Jingjiao / Ching-chiao (景教). As early as we have an excellent narrative of the Nativity, the Ministry and the Passion in The Sutra of Jesus the Messiah.

The first half of this book is a manual on Christian living. Alopen tried to reconcile Christianity with Chinese ethics. The sutra stresses a three-fold loyalty: serving God, serving the Emperor, and serving one's parents. The name Nestorian is a term of contempt if you ask an Eastern or Asian Christian.

The name Nestorian is a term of history if you ask a western scholar who studies the history of Christianity in Asia from a Eurocentric view. The term Nestorian is. The arrival of Christianity in China in the s is one of the unnoticed landmarks in religious history.

The documents it left behind are available in English but almost unread. Those who teach about early Christianity in Asia and those who want to know more about it should make use of this resource that comments on and extends the work of those who have gone before.3/5.

A study of the history of Nestorian Christianity in China and its literature in Chinese: together with a new English translation of the Dunhuang Nestorian documents.

Volume 87 of European University Studies, Asian and African Studies, Volume 87 of European University Studies. Tang Li, A Study of the History of Nestorian Christianity in China and Its Literature in Chinese. Together with a New English Translation of the Dunhuang Nestorian Documents (Frankfurt-am-Main: P.

Lang, ), “Even though Nestorians adopted many Buddhist and Taoist phrases in their texts, syncretism should not be considered a serious Author: Matteo Nicolini-Zani.The Church of the East, also known as the Nestorian Church, is a Christian church, part of the Syriac tradition of Eastern Christianity.

Mycenae An ancient city in southern Greece which is the center of the Mycenaean civilization during the late Bronze Age.Chapter 8:Christianity In Other Places In Asia.

Christian history in Asia has not only been neglected or ignored but also distorted for a long time. This is specially so with regard to the beginnings of Christianity in South East and East Asia (except China).