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Dr Xiaoxin Wu from the University of San Francisco, delivers the 2010 Martin D'Arcy Memorial lectures to mark the 400th anniversary of Father Matteo Ricci's death, the missionary responsible for introducing Christianity into China. The lecture series; The Dragon and the Cross will offer contemporary perspectives on Christianity in China.

The Dragon and The Cross: Christianity in China Oxford University

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Dr Xiaoxin Wu from the University of San Francisco, delivers the 2010 Martin D'Arcy Memorial lectures to mark the 400th anniversary of Father Matteo Ricci's death, the missionary responsible for introducing Christianity into China. The lecture series; The Dragon and the Cross will offer contemporary perspectives on Christianity in China.

    Connecting the dots: Chinese scholars on Christianity in China today

    Connecting the dots: Chinese scholars on Christianity in China today

    Final lecture of the Martin D'Arcy Memorial lecture series on Christianity in China, in this lecture, Dr Wu looks at the various perspectives on how Chinese and western scholars understand christianity in china and also cross-cultural studies. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 36 min
    Economic growth and spiritual nourishment: Shenzhen and its entrepreneur citizens

    Economic growth and spiritual nourishment: Shenzhen and its entrepreneur citizens

    Third lecture in the Martin D'Arcy lecture series on Christianity in China, in this lecture, Dr Wu looks at the rapid economic growth in the city of Shenzhen and also the spiritual growth within the city. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 38 min
    The Hall of Four: politics, faith and daily life in a northern Chinese village

    The Hall of Four: politics, faith and daily life in a northern Chinese village

    Second lecture in the Martin D'Arcy Memorial lecture series on contemporary Chinese perspectives on Christianity in China. In this lecture, Dr Wu looks at the spread of christianity in china despite persecutions in the 18th and 19th century. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 43 min
    Pyramid or triangle? Church, government and local Catholic communities in Fujian in the Qing Dynasty

    Pyramid or triangle? Church, government and local Catholic communities in Fujian in the Qing Dynasty

    Dr Xiaoxin Wu delivers the first Martin D'Arcy Memorial Lecture on the history of Christianity in China with a look at the early Christian communities in China during the Qing Dynasty. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 45 min

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