Pentecost of the Hills in Taiwan: The Christian Faith Among the Original Inhabitants
The people movement to Christ among the original inhabitants (formerly called the "mountain tribes") of Taiwan has been called a "Twentieth Century Miracle." From 1929 to 1960 about 50% of the eleven different groups of Malayo-Polynesian peoples became Protestant Christians "Pentecost of the Hills" utilizes history,politics, sociology, anthropology and missiology to tell their story for the first time. This is not a missionary account--it relates how God raised up local leaders to do the major work of evangelism and nurture.
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What Do These Stories Mean?
The Dutch Among Taiwans Savages
The First Chinese Period 16621895
Under the Japanese 18951931
Japanese Pressure Brings Pentecost 19291945
Freedom Brings Full Harvest 19451996
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