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Catholic Church in Taiwan : Birth, Growth and Development (Hardcover)

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This book provides a ground breaking interdisciplinary study of the Catholic Church in Taiwan, focusing on the post 1949 Civil War in China through to the present day, and discusses the role played by the Catholic Church in contemporary Taiwanese society. It considers the situation of the Catholic church of Taiwan during the Japanese Occupation, Taiwan-Vatican Relations from 1949 onwards and triangular Relations among the Vatican, Taiwan and China during Tsai Ing-wen’s Administration. Written from a wide range of perspectives, from history and international relations to literature, philosophy, and education, this volume offers an important perspective on the birth and development of the Catholic Church in Taiwan, contributing a key work to religious studies in the Greater China Region.
Number of Pages: 265
Genre: Religion + Beliefs, History
Series Title: Christianity in Modern China
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Language: English
Street Date: December 28, 2017
TCIN: 53233461
UPC: 9789811066641
Item Number (DPCI): 248-57-3746
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