Jesus in Beijing: How Christianity Is Transforming China And Changing the Global Balance of Power

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Regnery Publishing, Nov 1, 2006 - Religion - 418 pages
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Is China America's Next Great Ally?

AN UNREPORTED TECTONIC shift is happening in global politics—and it’s driven by religion. Within the next thirty years, one-third of China’s population could be Christian, making China one of the largest Christian nations in the world. These Christians could also be China’s leaders, guiding the largest economy in the world.

Veteran reporter David Aikman, former Beijing bureau chief for Time magazine,
takes you inside this revolution to reveal some shocking facts. In Jesus in Beijing, you’ll learn:
Why China might be America’s next ally against radical Islam
Why the Chinese believe that Christianity is crucial to the rise of the West—and of China
How the Christian underground has spread—and won over key members of the Chinese Communist Party
While China’s Communist rulers hope to reap the social and economic benefits of Christianity without losing power, as David Aikman so provocatively points out, the Chinese dragon might just be tamed by the Christian Lamb. Few books change the way a reader views the world. Jesus in Beijing is one of those books.
  

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Contents

JESUS COMES TO BEIJING
5
PATHFINDERS
19
PATRIARCHS
47
UNCLES
73
AUNTS NEPHEWS AND NIECES
97
SEMINARIES TRAINING A NEW GENERATION
119
EARLY YEARS OF THE STATE CHURCH
135
AFTER THE CULTURAL REVOLUTION
161
PERSECUTION
225
ARTISTS WRITERS AND ACADEMICS
245
FOREIGNERS
265
CHINAS CHRISTIAN FUTURE?
287
DEVELOPMENTS SINCE 2003
295
UNITED APPEAL
311
NOTES
379
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
397

CHINAS JERUSALEM
179
BACK TO JERUSALEM
193
CATHOLICS
205

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About the author (2006)

David Aikman is an award-winning print and broadcast journalist, a bestselling author, and a foreign affairs commentator based in the Washington, DC, area. His wide-ranging professional achievements include a 23-year career at "TIME Magazine" and ten books. He has appeared as a commentator and guest on all the major news networks, including NBC, ABC, CNN, FOX News, and the BBC and his editorials regularly air on radio stations across the US. He lives in Virginia.

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