By Carol Lee Hamrin,Stacey Bieler
Connie Shemo, Fuk-Tsang Ying, Elizabeth Littell-Lamb, Guowei Wright, Peter Tze Ming Ng, and Mary Jo Waelchli
"I hugely suggest this number of succinct, deftly drawn pix of chinese language Christians, whose lives made a distinction. The editors and authors are sympathetic to their matters but additionally reasonable of their evaluate. Historians of contemporary China, and plenty of in chinese language Christian groups around the world, will get pleasure from and make the most of studying approximately those ten laypersons who contributed a lot to the dominion of God and to the society during which they lived."
--Daniel H. Bays, Professor of historical past and head of the Asian reviews application, Calvin College
"Recovering the misplaced narratives of ten outstanding chinese language Christians tells us that Christianity in China is profoundly and punctiliously chinese language. those extraordinary tales so aptly exhibit that the modern-era migration of Christian religion, not like past chinese language appropriations because the 7th century, sank roots deep into the cultural soil of China. How this happened, in each one case, is an fulfillment to be celebrated. it is a incredible project."
--Robert Eric Frykenberg, Professor Emeritus of historical past and South Asian experiences, college of Wisconsin-Madison
"Salt and light-weight is a scrupulous and relocating paintings that offers the human face of China's emergence on the earth, displaying how China's nice human resources endure the imprint of deep come across with the West. it's most unlikely to overestimate the long term worth of that come upon, and there's no query that such come across will influence China's foreign outlook. This publication indicates why China will take its bearings from the historic stories of advanced family with the West because it emerges as an immense international strength within the close to future."
--Lamin O. Sanneh, D. Willis James Professor of Missions and global Christianity and Professor of heritage at Yale Divinity School
Carol Lee Hamrin is examine professor at George Mason collage and a senior go together with international China heart and writer of God and Caesar in China and selection Making in Deng's China.
Stacey Bieler is writer of "Patriots" or "Traitors"? A heritage of American-Educated chinese language Students.