Theology in the Contemporary Chinese Context

Baoping Kan

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 4/1/1997

Issue: China (Vol. 17, No 2, Spring, 1997)

Prior to 1949, Chinese Christian theology was simply taken over from western missionary churches. An attempt at contextualization occurred between 1950 and 1979, resulting in Christian-Marxist formulations and the Three-Self movement. The task of developing a genuinely contextual and biblically based theology for the present rapidly growing Chinese church remains.

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