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A Study of the History of Nestorian Christianity in China and its Literature in Chinese

Together with a New English Translation of the Dunhuang Nestorian Documents


Li Tang

This book is a historical survey of the Nestorian (East Syrian) Church in China tracing its origin in Mesopotamia and Persia with emphasis on Church organization and expansion. A new English translation of the Chinese Nestorian documents from Dunhuang is given with commentary and analysis.
Contents: The Nestorian Tablet in China – The Origin of Nestorianism – The Beginning of the Nestorian Church – Nestorian Church in Persia – Nestorian Church in China – Chinese Nestorian Documents and Translation Text.