9780230340091

The Catholic Church in China 1978 to the Present

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  • ISBN13:

    9780230340091

  • ISBN10:

    0230340091

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2012-10-16
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

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Summary

This book studies the development of the Catholic Church in China since the country opened itself to the world and began normal diplomatic relations with the United States in 1979. On the one hand, the author looks at Sino-Vatican relations for more than thirty years. On the other hand, she studies the Chinese Catholic Church itself, the organization and personnel, its relations with overseas churches, and the situations of Chinese Catholics.

Author Biography

Cindy Yik-yi Chu is a professor in the Department of History at Hong Kong Baptist University.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. ix
A Note on the Names of People and Placesp. xi
Introductionp. 1
Doors Opened in the 1980sp. 21
Modernization in the 1980sp. 37
Becoming Prosperous in the 1990sp. 53
The Dynamic 1990sp. 69
The First Decade of the Twenty-First Centuryp. 85
Chinese Society and Catholicismp. 103
Conclusionp. 119
Notesp. 135
Bibliographyp. 163
Indexp. 169
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