Mar 29

minipost-Letter:No Such Thing as China

Written by: Lime | Filed under:-mini-posts, Letters | Tags:,
40 Comments » newest 2016-04-07 07:21:12

A week or so ago, in one of the final classes of the fourth year history seminar on Christianity in China that I am currently taking, the professor, in an apparent effort to coax us into some critical thinking, posed these questions; “Did Christianity become a Chinese religion? And if so, when and how did this happen?” The answers that we came up with in class included when the first Chinese person converted to Christianity, when the first independent churches (meaning churches that were not controlled by foreign missionaries) were established, and when Christianity was indigenized (meaning transformed by existing factors in Chinese culture to create a form of Christianity unique to China).
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Mar 29

Smurf Emancipation Day: 50 years of harmonious oppression

Written by: guest | Filed under:-guest-posts | Tags:
142 Comments » newest 2009-04-20 19:14:03

In light of the mega attention and millions of yuans that chinese government use to establish a new holiday in Tibet “Serf Emancipation Day”, and advertise this around the world, clever Tibetan youth in Tibet created the following cartoon: “Surf Emancipation Day: 50 years of harmonious oppression”.


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