29 December 2005

China and Christianity

A quite fascinating story on when Christianity arrived in China, with implications for Christian iconography:



Chaz said...

You might want to shorten urls like this with www.tinyurl.com

I had a hard time highlighting the url and only the url because it was so long and ended up coming so close to the icon of Weedon the Venerable.

Chaz said...

This paragraph is really interesting:

But now Wang says the early Christian connection with China no longer seems entirely groundless. "It really happened," he said.

Notice the stark difference in what the professor said and what the paper says he said.

Thanks for the link. It's a wonderful story, and they even mention Saint Thomas!