The book The Study of Canadian Missionary Activities in Sichuan from 1892 to 1952 was published by the Religious Culture Publishing House in April 2021.
The research content of this book covers the missionary activities of the Canadian Christian Missions in Sichuan during this time, from the end of the 19th century to the early days of the founding of the People’s Republic of China.
The book specifically talks about how Canadian Christian mission organizations got started and their general situation, and their mission goals, strategies, and methods. Its similarities and differences with other Western Christian mission groups in Sichuan are talked about, as are its relationships with the Chinese Church. The understanding of Canadian missionaries to the Chinese National Movement and Democratic Revolution, Chinese religion, and Chinese culture are mentioned. The exchanges between Canadian missionaries and ordinary people and government officials of China and Canada and the impact on China-Canada bilateral relations are shown in the book.
The author of this book is Dr. Su Dehua, associate professor at Sichuan International Studies University and the Center for Canadian Studies at Sichuan University, and associate dean of the College of Tourism and Foreign Languages at Tibet University. whose main research fields are English teaching, Canadian and American culture, the history of Christian missions in China, and translation.
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