Summer 2017 Vol. 37 - No. 185 Reflections on 500 Years of Religious Reformation
In order to commemorate the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther's nailing of his ninety-five theses to the door of the Wittenberg church, which marked the start of the Reformation, this issue of Tripod takes“Ecumenism”as its main theme.........
The Morning Star of Religious Reformation Long Before Luther
Bp. Andrew Chan and the Very Rev. Samson Fan
History proceeds according to its own measure. After long gestation, when conditions are ripe, a new chapter begins. One person alone or an event does not change the course of history. Yet scholars often single out a representative figure or event to mark ........
A Brief History of, and Research on Hong Kong's Ecumenical Movement
Jackie Foo, translated by Ann Fung
2017 marks the fifth centenary of the posting of Martin Luther's“95 Theses”on the door of the Wittenberg church. Christianity in the West split into the Catholic and Protestant Churches 500 years ago. Both Churches were in a state of ........
The Influence in China of the Catechisms from the Catholic Revival Movement (The Counter-Reformation)
Duan Chunsheng, translated by Betty Chan
The convocation of the Council of Trent (1545-1563) by Pope Paul III (1534-1549) officially launched a long hoped for reform within the Church. The Council clearly distinguished the differences between Catholic doctrine and Protestantism. It .......
Hong Kong Churches Engage in Exchange 500 years After the Reformation
On October 31, 1517, Martin Luther posted his famous 95 theses on the main door of the Church in Wittenberg, demanding that the Church live up to her faith. This led to his excommunication from the Catholic Church. Martin Luther also declared himself .......
Religious Charity Work: Opportunity and Challenge under the New Circumstances
Zhang Guanglai, translated by Bibiana Wong
The religious sector in China has a long history of performing charitable work, with a noble tradition and rich experience. Ever since the country's economic reforms and opening-up in the late 1970s, priests and lay faithful in the religious sector have .......
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