Hidden Treasures and Intercultural Encounters

Studies on East Syriac Christianity in China and Central Asia

Edited by: Dietmar Winkler, Li Tang

East Syriac Christianity spread outside the Roman Empire as a result of the missions carried out by the "Church of the East", formerly known as "Nestorian Church". This volume contains the most recent cutting edge research on this very Church in China and Central Asia. World-renowned scholars from universities and institutions in China, India, Europe and North America contributed to the study of this fascinating chapter of the history of Christianity. They come from various disciplines such as Religious and Ecclesiastical History, Philology (Sinology, Syrology), Archeology, Theology, and Central Asiatic Studies.


400 pages

Publication Date: 5/29/2009
Format: Paper
ISBN: 9783643500458