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China Tells Christianity To Be More Chinese

The headlines out of China last week sounded ominous. In strident language not heard in a long time, the head of China’s Protestant church gave a speech supporting the government’s policy of reducing Western influence on religion and making it “more Chinese,” a process dubbed sinicization in English. Is the …

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Who Counts? How to Rightly Divide American Christianity

‘I’m not trying to be argumentative, but there are obvious differences,” says Jason Shelton, a sociologist at the University of Texas at Arlington. He repeats his concern: “I don’t want to be provocative.” Shelton, 42, grew up in the black church in the 1980s and ’90s. Now he’s quickly becoming …

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Christianity Today's 2019 Book Awards

There’s a funny graphic making the social media rounds that confirms a truth universally acknowledged, at least by bibliophiles. Under the heading “Do I need more books?” sits a pie chart partitioned into a big slice (in teal) and a much smaller slice (in yellow), representing the dueling impulses in …

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SAT-7 demystifying Christianity in Middle East

Middle East (MNN) – SAT-7, a satellite television ministry to the Middle East and North Africa, puts a primary focus on what it means to be an indigenous Church and how they can help it grow by keeping a local mindset. “SAT-7’s vision is to see that local Church across …

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