The Palgrave Handbook of the Catholic Church in East Asia: China, Korea, and Japan

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Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
July 20, 2020 to July 31, 2021
Subject Fields: 
Asian History / Studies, Chinese History / Studies, Japanese History / Studies, Korean History / Studies, Religious Studies and Theology

The Palgrave Handbook of the Catholic Church in East Asia: China, Korea, and Japan, Editors: 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 7th century to the 21st century. 

 

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

 

CHINA

Chapter 1: Evangelization and Indigenous Communities, 7th Century to 16th Century

 

KOREA

Chapter 1: Evangelization and Indigenous Communities, 7th Century to 16th Century

Chapter 4: Foreign Missionaries, 1900-1945

Chapter 6: Women in the Church: Local and Foreign, and Gender Relations

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

Chapter 11: Evangelization through Paintings and Sculptures (Images)

Chapter 12: Colonialism, Imperialism and Relations with Local Powers

Chapter 13 Persecution and Martyrdoms 

 

JAPAN

Chapter 4: Foreign Missionaries, 1900-1945

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

 

Chapter 7: Church Architecture and Church Buildings

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)

Chapter 12: Colonialism, Imperialism and Relations with Local Powers

Contact Info: 

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

Department of History
Hong Kong Baptist University
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