THEO5923

 

THEO5923
Christianity in Chinese Religious Context

This course aims at studying Chinese Christianity in the Chinese religious context. Special emphasis will be given to the question as to how Christianity has been viewed in and shaped by the Chinese religious context. Comparison between some of the Chinese Christian phenomena and their counterparts in the traditional Chinese religions will be made, e.g., the Taiping Christianity vis-à-vis the Buddhist or Taoist Messianic movements. Issues on Christianity faces in the Chinese religious context will also be discussed, e.g., syncretism and dual religious citizenship.

3 Units

Old Course Code (2009-10 and before) : RST5223