Table of contents for Christian heretics in late imperial China : Christian inculturation and state control, 1720-1850 / Lars P. Laamann.

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Abbreviations									
Foreword and acknowledgements 								
Part I - Introduction									 
Chapter 1: Defining the research parameters					 	 
	1. Aims and structure 							 
	2. Our sources	- a word of caution						 
		3. Geography
Chapter 2: Through inculturation to ?Chinese? Christianity?
	1. Accommodation and inculturation
	2. Japan?s ?Hidden Christians?					
Chapter 3: The evolution of Chinese Christianity 					
1. Christian missions and popular religious culture
	2. The philosophical background		
	3. Christianity and the Manchurian elite
Part II - Late Imperial Christianity: Popular cult or alien creed?		 
	
Chapter 4: Filial sons and a world of demons					
	1. Ancestral tablets and auspicious inscriptions			
	2. Interaction with other movements		 	
Chapter 5: Peasant millenarianism and Christian theology		 
	1. Guilt, sin, universal harmony 				 
	2. Healing and black magic					 
	3. Death and afterlife						 
	4. Materialism and superstition - Attitudes towards 
 religious discipline						 
	5. Matrimony and filial duty					 
	6. Inherited identity in Christian villages			 
	7. Itinerant Christians, private religious practice 
		 and the interest of the state					 
Part III - A Protective Father: Official perceptions of Christian and government 
action against sectarian movements 	 
Chapter 6: The philosophical basis for anti-heresy campaigns	 	 
	1. The Confucian order and the importance of family ties	 
	2. State-sanctioned orthodoxy and ?heresy? 			 
Chapter 7: Christianity as target: A chronology of state action 
	1. The Yongzheng Edict of 1724				 
	2. The Qianlong and Jiaqing reigns (1736 - 1821)	 	 
 	3. The Adeodato affair and the persecution of 1805		 
	4. The Persecution of 1811 and its aftermath			 
	5. Relaxation of anti-Christian state action during the Daoguang period	
					 
Chapter 8: The perplexed official: Christianity as heterodox mystery	 
	1. The official description of heresy 
	2. Heretical writings 
Chapter 9: Christianity as internal menace 					 
	1. Between social control and official paranoia 	
	2. Poverty and persecution					 
	3. The state versus Christian ?heresy?			 
Chapter 10: Christianity as alien intrusion 				 
Conclusion: Chinese Christianity and the fear of ?heresy?
Appendix									 
Bibliography								 	 
	1. Primary sources							 
	2. Monographs and articles						 
Endnotes
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

China -- Church history -- 18th century.
Church and state -- China -- History -- 18th century.
China -- Church history -- 19th century.
Church and state -- China -- History -- 19th century.