Changing Church and State Relations in Hong Kong, 1950-2000 by Beatrice Leung

By Beatrice Leung

"The transition of the church buildings from the conventional colonial surroundings of Hong Kong within the aftermath of worldwide warfare II to the mature Christian group of post-industrial, post-colonial Hong Kong is analysed with enormous ability by means of Beatrice Leung Kit-fun and Shun-hing Chan... the 2 authors upload considerably to our knowing of the dilemmas which faced not just the church buildings in adjusting to the transition from British rule however the wider neighborhood as well." – Leo F. Goodstadt, Adjunct Professor, Trinity university, college of Dublin, and Honorary Fellow of the college of Hong Kong

"The booklet gave distinct account of Hong Kong's church-state courting in metamorphosis. it may be a big textual content for college students in either political technology and China reports, and particularly within the historical past of Hong Kong." – William Liu, Professor Emeritus of Sociology, Psychiatry, and Public well-being on the collage of Illinois at Chicago

"A well timed attempt to fill a tremendous hole within the examine of Hong Kong society – church-state family members. scholars of Hong Kong learn will locate it such a lot informative and invaluable. yet its relevance is going past Hong Kong – it is a significant reference if you happen to have an interest within the parts of sociology of faith, civil society, political technological know-how and East Asian studies." – Tai-lok Lui, Professor of Sociology, chinese language college of Hong Kong

"The ebook is the 1st piece of considerable learn to research Church-State family in Hong Kong through the severe interval of the handover from British to chinese language governance. it really is definitely an unique contribution, in such scale, to elevate the eye on an under-studied, arguable and critical quarter which could significantly impact the altering socio-political dynamics in Hong Kong." – Kim-kwong Chan, govt Secretary, Hong Kong Christian Council

"This manuscript is an informative, insightful, and well timed examine of Church-State kinfolk in Hong Kong over the last 50 years." – Herbert Pierson, affiliate Professor, Institute of English as a moment Language, St. John's collage, New York

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