At the beginning of the 17th century, one of the most important controversies in the history of Chinese Christianity developed in the Catholic Church, one whose consequences are still felt today. Jesuit missionaries proposed a new style of evangelization in China. They claimed that new converts to Catholicism should be allowed to keep participating in […]
Daniel H. Williams is professor of patristics and historical theology at the Department of Religion of Baylor University in Waco, Texas. The author or editor of six books, he has also been active in teaching in China since 2006.
Father Bernardo Cervellera is the editor of AsiaNews, the official press agency of the Roman Catholic Pontifical Institute for Foreign Missions (PIME). A former professor of History of Western Civilization at Peking University (Beida), he is widely regarded as the leading Catholic expert on China. Three minutes to save independent information about China – and […]