Member book, DeBernardi, Christian Circulations: Global Christianity and the Local Church in Penang and Singapore, 1819-2000

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I would like to announce my new book, Christian Circulations: Global Christianity and the Local Church in Penang and Singapore, 1819-2000, which was published last month by NUS Press (978-981-3251-09-0; paper, 430 pp.) Christian Circulations is a study of urban missions in two British colonial port cities, Penang and Singapore, but also a transregional history of evangelical Christianity and the Open Brethren movement

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Table of Contents

Introduction Christian Circulations 1

Part I The Open Brethren Movement

Chapter 1 The Brethren Movement and the Local Church 27

Chapter 2 George Muller, Anthony Norris Groves, and the Local Church in India 44

Part II Penang and China

Chapter 3 The London Missionary Society in Penang, 1819-43 73

Chapter 4 The Brethren Movement and the Penang Mission 94

Chapter 5 Revival and Rebellion in China 109

Chapter 6 Crisis in the Penang Mission 134

Chapter 7 Hokkien Evangelists 150

Part III Circulations

Chapter 8 Singapore: Visiting Every City 168

Chapter 9 Penang and its Networks, 1874-1912 198

Chapter 10 Alexander Grant and the Boxer Uprising 220

Part IV Schism and Continuity

Chapter 10 Chinese Revivalists in Southeast Asia, 1929-43 245

Chapter 11 Wilson Wang and Teh Phai Lian 264

Chapter 12 A New Local Church Movement and Living Waters 280

Chapter 13 Schism and Continuity 297

Chapter 14 The Full Gospel Assemblies and the Charismatic Church of Penang 323

Conclusion The Brethren Movement and its Modern Fate 336