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A New heritage of Christianity in China, written by means of one of many world's the major writers on Christianity in China, seems to be at Christianity's lengthy heritage in China, its terribly fast upward push within the final 1/2 the 20th century, and charts its destiny direction. 
<ul type="disc">* offers the 1st complete  history of Christianity in China, a tremendous, understudied zone in either Asian experiences and spiritual historical past
* lines the transformation of Christianity from an imported, Western faith to a completely chinese language faith
* Contextualizes the expansion of Christianity in China inside nationwide and native politics
* deals a portrait of the advanced non secular scene in China this day
* Contrasts China with different non-Western societies the place Christianity is surging

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The Jesuits built up a Chinese Christian community of several thousand, including more than one hundred members of the extended Ming royal family. Some of the missionaries accompanied the Ming court in its flight to the south, and several more of the deposed ruling house, including a claimant to the throne, were baptized in south and southwest China in the 1640s and 1650s before the final demise of the refugee court. After the handover of power to the new Qing regime, and the Jesuits’ success in maintaining residence in Beijing, the congregation of believers continued to grow.

26. 39 discussion of the sources for various figures, charts of alleged statistics at different times, and the whole issue of numbers before 1800. Liam Matthew Brockey, Journey to the East: The Jesuit Mission to China, 1579–1724 (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2007), quotations from p. 115. A classic example is Paul A. Cohen, “Christian Missions and their Impact Until 1900,” in John K. Fairbank, ed, The Cambridge History of China, Vol. 10, Late Qing, 1800–1911, Part I, pp. 545–590 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1978).

Those who refused were to be deported. Tournon, who was then in Nanjing, rejoined with a decree of February 1707, dictating the exact answers the missionaries were to give to the questions of the emperor, threatening with excommunication those who dared to be disobedient. The emperor soon banished Tournon to Macau, where he languished under house arrest until he died, soon after receiving news of his appointment as a cardinal. There were in fact a number of missionaries who were deported in the next few years, but nothing like a clean sweep was made.

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