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BR 1285 N48 1983
[Toronto ON]
Canada China Programme of the Canadian Council of Churches
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viii, 186 p. : ill., ports., maps ; 22.5 x 15.4 cm.
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"Edited by Theresa Chu [and] Christopher Lind".
Added sub-title on cover: An international dialogue with the Chinese Church.
Based on the conference: God's Call to a New Beginning, Montreal, Oct. 2-7, 1981.
"An historic meeting took place in Montreal in 1981. Catholic and Protestant leaders from China met with 150 other Christians from around the world, an unprecedented gathering which launched a new beginning in relationships and understanding. This book draws on the rich resources provided by that momentous occasion, although it is not a day to day conference report". -- Preface, p. i.
Contents divided into five main sections: The People -- Being the Church -- The Chinese Church and International Relations --Epilogue -- Appendix.
Bibliography: p. 178-184.
Contents: Dedication to Dr. Edward H. Johnson -- Preface / Raymond L. Whitehead -- Acknowledgements / Theresa Chu and Christopher Lind -- Introduction / Theresa Chu and Christopher Lind -- The Church in Revolution / Andre Myre -- Response / Tissa Balasuriya, Robert Carbonneau, James G. Endicott, Sebastian Kappen, K.H. Ting, Sergio Torres -- Reconciliation with the People / Chen Zemin -- Response: Jean Charbonnier, David Paton, Masao Takenaka -- Witnessing to Christ by Chinese Catholic Clergy and Laity / Fu Tieshan -- There is Freedom of Religious Belief in New China / Fu Tieshan -- Freedom as Viewed by a Chinese Christian / Shen Yi-fan -- People's Stories : Haiti / Karl Leveque -- Korea / Oh Jae-shik -- Barbados / Nita Barrow -- China / Shen Yifan -- Introduction / Anwar Barkat -- Church Life at the Grassroots / Jiang Peifen -- What New China Means to Me / Kiang Wen-han -- How New China Christians Think Anew Theologically / Shen Yi-fan -- How My Christian Faith Has Been Shaped by My Context / Cynthia McLean -- Reflections of a Chinese Catholic Layman / Lu Weidu -- Contextualization : No Passing Fad / Roger Hutchison -- Response: Tissa Balasuriya, Zhao Fusan, Oh Jae-shik -- People's Theology : Sri Lanka / Tissa Balasuriya -- Philippines / Louie Hechanova -- Chile / Sergio Torres -- China / Jiang Peifen -- Introduction / Theresa Chu and Christopher Lind -- How "Foreign" Was the Christian Church in China ? / Kiang Wen-han -- Colonialism and Missionary Movement / Zhao Fusan -- From Blind Obedience to Independence / Wang Zicheng -- To Have an Independent, Self-Ruled and Self-Managed Church is Our Sacred Right / Tu Shihua --On International Relations of the Chinese Church / Han Wenzao -- Fourteen Points / K.H. Ting -- Difficulties and Prospects / K.H. Ting -- From "Church to the World" to "Church for the World" / Katharine B. Hockin -- Some Personal Reflections on Chinese Society / Paul Lin -- Introduction / Theresa Chu and Christopher Lind -- Reflections on God's Call to a New Beginning / Don McInnis, Nicole Riberdy, Anthony Chang, Joyce Seroke, Zhao Fusan -- Envisioning the New Beginning / Doug Roche, James G. Endicott, David Paton, Edward H. Johnson, Franklin Woo, Tissa Balasuriya.
Appendex includes: Workshop Reports -- List of Participants -- Reports on the Conference by Participants: A Bibliography -- Other Reactions.
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A new beginning: an international dialogue with the Chinese Church
Chu, Theresa, 1924-
Lind, Christopher James Langbourne, 1953-2014
God's Call to a New Beginning (1981 : Montreal, Que.)
Canada China Programme
Balasuriya, Tissa, 1924-2013
Barkat, Anwar Masih, d. 1999
Barrow, Nita, 1916-1995
Carbonneau, Robert
Chang, Anthony
Charbonnier, Jean
Chen, Zemin
Endicott, James G. (James Gareth), 1898-1993
Fu, Tieshan
Han, Wenzao
Hechanova, Louie G.
Hockin, Katharine B. (Katharine Boehner), 1910-1993
Hutchinson, Roger, 1935-
Jiang, Peifan
Johnson, Edward Hewlitt (Ted), 1909-1981
Kappen, Sebastian
Kiang, Wen-Han
Leveque, Karl
Lin, Paul
Lu, Weidu
McInnis, Donald
McLean, Cynthia
Myre, Andre
Oh, Jae Shik, 1933-2013
Paton, David Macdonald, 1913-1992
Riberdy, Nicole
Roche, Douglas (Douglas James), 1929-
Seroke, Joyce
Shen, Yifan, 1928-1994
Takenaka, Masao, 1925-2006
Ting, K.H. (Ding Guangxun), 1915-2012
Torres, Sergio
Tu, Shihua
Wang, Zicheng
Woo, Franklin
Zhao, Fusan
Christianity - China
Christianity - China - 20th century - Addresses, lectures, etc.
Christians - China
Catholic Church - China
Church and state - China
God's Call to a New Beginning (1981 : Montreal, Que.)
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BR 1285 N48 1983
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