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A Chinese St. Francis, or, The life of Brother Mao

by C. Campbell Brown

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Published by Hodder & Stoughton in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cheng, Yung-yuan, 1851-1894?

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby C. Campbell Brown ...
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 264 p., plates :
    Number of Pages264
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24151674M
    LC Control Numbera 13002313
    OCLC/WorldCa10405744

      The staggering story of the most important Chinese political dissident of the Mao era, a devout Christian who was imprisoned, tortured, and executed by the regime Blood Letters tells the astonishing tale of Lin Zhao, a poet and journalist arrested by the authorities in and executed eight years later, at the height of the Cultural : Basic Books. Christianity in China appeared in the 7th century, during the Tang dynasty, but did not take root until it was reintroduced in the 16th century by Jesuit missionaries. Today, it comprises Catholics, Protestants, Evangelicals and a small number of Orthodox gh its history in China is not as ancient as Taoism, Mahayana Buddhism or Confucianism, Christianity, through various ways.

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