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Christianity in Asia, ca. 1500–1789
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Map 6 Christian Mission in Asia.
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Ronnie Po-chia Hsia

Christianity existed in Asia, of course, since its beginning.1 At the start of our period, in light of the rise of Islam, the Christian churches in Asia generally were either tolerated under Muslim rulers or continued as minority communities in the larger landscape of othe…

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Ronnie Po-chia Hsia, “Christianity in Asia, ca. 1500–1789”, in: History of Global Christianity Online, Editors J.H. Schjørring, N.A. Hjelm. Consulted online on 20 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-5656_HGCO_COM07000>
First published online: 2018



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