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

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P. Lang, 2002 - Religion - 230 pages
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Frankfurt/M., Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Wien. A historical survey of the Nestorian Church (East Syrian Church) from Mesopotamia to Persia and China, with emphasis on church organization and expansion. A new English translation of the Chinese Nestorian Documents from Dunhuang is given together with commentary and analysis. Contents: The Discovery of the Nestorian Tablet - The Origin of Nestorianism - The Beginning of the Nestorian Church - The Nestorian Church in Persia - Nestorians in China - The Chinese Nestorian Documents - Nestorian Documents in Dunhuang: A New English Translation.

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Introduction
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The Origin of Nestorianism
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The Beginning of the Nestorian Church
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