Call for authors: The Palgrave Handbook of the Catholic Church in Asia: China, Korea, and Japan

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Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
August 12, 2020 to August 12, 2021
Location: 
China
Subject Fields: 
Asian History / Studies, Religious Studies and Theology, East Asian History / Studies, Japanese History / Studies, Korean History / Studies

The Palgrave Handbook of the Catholic Church in East Asia: China, Korea, and JapanEditors: Cindy Yik-yi Chu (Professor, Hong Kong Baptist University) and Beatrice Leung (Former Research Professor, Wenzao Ursuline University of Languages, Kaohsiung)

 

This three-section Handbook provides information on the Catholic Church in East Asia—China mainland, Mongolia, Macau, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea, and Japan—from its beginnings to the present. It aims to offer sufficient material and analysis for the study and research of the East Asian Catholic Church. It follows a chronological framework tracing events from the 7thcentury to the 21stcentury. 

 

The editors are seeking authors for the three-section Handbook. Each of the chapters is about 30 pages and 16,500 words.  If you are interested, please contact Cindy Yik-yi Chu at cindychu@hkbu.edu.hk

 

The chapters seeking authors are:

KOREA SECTION

Chapter 7: Church Architecture and Church Buildings

Chapter 8: Evangelization through Education, from Simple Schooling to Universities

Chapter 10: Evangelization through Music and Religious Hymns

 

JAPAN SECTION

Chapter 4: Foreign Missionaries, 1900-1945

Chapter 5: Foreign Missionaries and the Building of the Local Church Hierarchy, 1945 to the Present

Chapter 8: Evangelization through Education, from Simple Schooling to Universities

Chapter 9: Bible and Religious Literature Translation, and Indigenous Religious Texts

Chapter 10: Evangelization through Music and Religious Hymns

Chapter 11: Evangelization through Paintings and Sculptures (Images)

Contact Info: 

Cindy Yik-yi Chu
Editor of the Christianity in Modern China Series of Palgrave Macmillan

Professor of History

Department of History
Hong Kong Baptist University
Room 1152, 11th Floor
Academic and Administration Building
15 Baptist University Road
Kowloon Tong, Kowloon
Hong Kong
Tel: (852) 3411 7182
Fax: (852) 3411 7885

Email: cindychu@hkbu.edu.hk

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