According to the Protestant national committees, a historical failure of Christianity in China to overcome its "foreign nature" has inhibited propagation of the faith. Protestant churches will remove the "tether"…
A call for new thinking opening the road for meaningful inculturation, involvement of the laity, attention for the digital world.
I have just returned from staying for six months in Beijing with a community of Oblate Priests (OMI) who occupy two apartments in four story blocks. The community consists of an Italian - Giovanni, a Mauritian of Chinese parentage - Luc, and a young Madagascan - Johnnie. They made me very welcome.
What does it hold for churches and Christian communities developing in China? A look at the past and current situation will help us better understand issues about Christian unity. (Ucan)