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|HIS 296U - Topic: Bible and Gun: Christianity in China since 1500|
Satisfies 3 credits toward East Asian Studies Minor.
Course Description: This course is designed to acquaint students with the important aspects of the rise and fall of Christianity in China and her East Asian neighbors - Japan, Korea, and Southeast Asia - from 1500 to the present. Major topics include the Jesuit mission and "Rites Controversy" in the Chinese imperial court; foreign imperialism and anti-Christian violence in late imperial China; the Taiping and Boxer rebellions; the emergence of indigenous Christian communities in the Chinese countryside; and cultural interactions between Christianity and Confuscianism.
Course Rotation: NYC: Spring- Even Years