Ming Hua Theological College Faculty the Reverend Professor Philip Wickeri and Dr Ruiwen Chen, together with other colleagues, have spent the past four years writing a photographic history of Anglicanism in Hong Kong, Macau and Mainland China.
Their work involved sorting through more than 6,000 photographs and selecting 177 images for the book, Thy Kingdom Come: A Photographic History of Anglicanism in Hong Kong, Macau and Mainland China. They then had to compress this history into bilingual captions for each photograph – not an easy job. In total, 60% of the photographs in the book have never been published before.
Continue reading Thy Kingdom Come: New Photographic History Published
Revd Dr Jim West reviews Melchizedek, King of Sodom by Robert R. Cargill
The topic of Robert Cargill’s third book is King Melchizedek and whether he ruled over Shalem or Sodom.
Continue reading How Scribes Invented the Biblical Priest-King 新書介紹
Revd Dr Jim West reviews How the Bible is Written by Gary A. Rendsburg
People typically approach the Bible for its moral teaching and theological insights, but it is also a rich literary text.
While there are lots of books on what the Bible says, How the Bible Is Written is a book about how the Bible says it.
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Dr Jim West reviews Jesus in Jerusalem: The Last Days by Eckhard Schnabel.
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Congratulations to the Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui Archives for the publication of two books about the role women have played in Chinese Christianity.
Christian Women in Chinese Society: The Anglican Story explores whether Christianity has been a liberating force against the patriarchal culture for women in Asia, or whether it actually served to reinforce it. Continue reading The Role of Women in Chinese Christianity 基督教婦女與華人社會
Reformation of Prayerbooks: The Humanist Transformation of Early Modern Piety in Germany and England
Author: Chaoluan Kao
Publisher: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht
By Dr Jim West, Lecturer in Biblical Studies and Reformation Studies at Ming Hua
In this book Chaoluan Kao looks at popular piety at the time of the European Reformations through the study of 16th and 17th century Protestant prayer books. Continue reading Reformation Prayers