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Ever since the first encounter between Christianity and China in the 7th century, there have been different views about the possibility of positive interaction between this "Western religion" and the specific culture of the "Middle Kingdom". Four times in the course of history, Christianity has tried to gain …

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Malek, Roman, “Christianity”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of China, Managing Editor English Edition: Daniel Leese. Consulted online on 18 September 2019
First published online: 2008
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004168633, 20121018

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