Peter Tze Ming Ng, Chinese Christianity: An Interplay between Global and Local Perspecetives (2012)
Planned Publication Date: March 2012
Edition info: 1
Publication Type: Book
Pages, Illustrations: xiv, 258 pp.
This volume attempts to review the historical development of Chinese Christianity from a “global-local” or “glocalization” perspective. It includes chapters on the Boxer Movement, Chinese indigenous movements, and Christian higher education and also contains seven biographical chapters. The author expounds upon the interplay of “universal” and “particular” aspects as well as the global and local forces which shaped the characteristics of Chinese Christianity in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. This work focused on China could have wider implications for modern … read morescholarship, both in the fields of comparative history of education and modern Chinese church history, for those scholars who are exploring the dialogical interplay between global and local Christianities.
Peter Tze Ming Ng, Ph.D. (1985) from University of London, had served as Professor of Religious Education at the Chinese University of Hong Kong for 23 years. He was appointed Henry Martyn Lecturer (2007), and Chairman of Northeast Asian Council for Study of History of Christianity (2007-2009). Now, he is still serving as a Professor of Religious Education and Chinese Christianity at Hong Kong SKH MInghua Theological College, an Adjunct Professor at Shanghai University and an Honorary Research Fellow at the Centre for the Study of Religion and Chinese Society, Chung Chi College, the Chinese University of Hong Kong.