February 27, 2020
Asian History / Studies, Chinese History / Studies, Contemporary History, East Asian History / Studies, Religious Studies and Theology
Book launch of People, Communities, and the Catholic Church in China, edited by Cindy Yik-yi Chu and Paul P. Mariani (Palgrave Macmillan, 2020).
Organized by the Department of History and Book Culture Club of the Library, Hong Kong Baptist University
This book explores the Chinese Catholic Church as a whole as well as focusing on particular aspects of its activities, including diplomacy, politics, leadership, pilgrimage, youths, and non-Chinese Catholics in China. It discusses Sino-Vatican relations and the rationale behind the decisions taken by Pope Francis with regard to the appointment of bishops in China. The book also examines important changes and personalities in the Chinese Church, the Catholic organizations, and the Catholic communities in the Church, offering a key read for researchers and graduate students studying the Chinese Catholic Church, the Church in Asia, and religion in contemporary China.
Date: February 27, 2020
Venue: Multipurpose Room, Level 2, Au Shue Hung Memorial Library, Hong Kong Baptist University, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong
Professor Cindy Yik-yi Chu
Department of HIstory
Hong Kong Baptist University