Thy Kingdom Come: New Photographic History Published

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.

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How Scribes Invented the Biblical Priest-King 新書介紹

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.

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How the Bible is Written 新書推介

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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The Role of Women in Chinese Christianity 基督教婦女與華人社會

thumbnailCongratulations 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 Prayers

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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