Origins of the Three-Self Patriotic Movement: John Livingston Nevius

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Show simple item record Seibel, Caleb 2012-01-27T15:32:57Z 2012-01-27T15:32:57Z 2012-01-27
dc.description.abstract This is a historical analysis of the missionary methods introduced to China during the nineteenth century by John Livingston Nevius and his work’s influence on the Three-Self Patriotic Movement (TSPM). This study covers the old system of missions and why Nevius sought to change them. It also discusses the three-self idea as implemented by Nevius as a means to strengthen the Church in China. The paper then addresses how the TSPM later used many of the same ideas introduced by Nevius. Finally, this study demonstrates that Chinese Protestants adopted the three-self idea with the goal of reinforcing the church’s position in China while the new communist government hoped the same ideas would hasten the decline of Protestantism in China. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas State University. Dept. of History en_US
dc.subject Three-Self Patriotic Movement en_US
dc.subject TSPM en_US
dc.subject John Livingston Nevius en_US
dc.subject China en_US
dc.subject Christianity en_US
dc.subject missionaries en_US
dc.subject three-self en_US
dc.title Origins of the Three-Self Patriotic Movement: John Livingston Nevius en_US
dc.type Text en_US
dc.description.advisor Kristin Mulready-Stone 2011 en_US
dc.description.course History 586: Advanced Seminar in History. Fall 2011 - Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century China en_US

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