Citizens of Two Kingdoms: Civil Society and Christian Religion in Greater China

Seguire S H CHAN (Editor), Jonathan Wilson JOHNSON (Editor)

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Abstract

Co-edited by Shun-hing Chan and Jonathan Johnson, Citizens of Two Kingdoms examines the complex relationships of civil society, Christian organizations, and individual Christians in mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Macau. Different authors investigate to what extent Christian organizations or individual Christians demonstrate the quality of civic virtues or virtual citizenship in the four regions, and reflect on the promises and difficulties of applying civil society theories to Chinese societies. Some authors focus their studies on the relationships in mainland China under the regime of Xi Jinping. Contributors include Richard Madsen, Zhidong Hao, Teresa Wright, Fredrik Fällman, Lauren F. Pfister, Lida V. Nedilsky, Mary Mee-Yin Yuen, Shun-hing Chan, Wen-ben Kuo, Yik-fai Tam, and Gerda Wielander.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages316
ISBN (Electronic)9789004459335
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 6 Apr 2021

Publication series

NameReligion in Chinese Societies
PublisherBrill
Volume17
ISSN (Print)1877-6264

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