3 edition of Treasure Island--church growth among Taiwan"s urban Minnan Chinese found in the catalog.
Treasure Island--church growth among Taiwan"s urban Minnan Chinese
Robert J. Bolton
|Statement||by Robert J. Bolton.|
|LC Classifications||BV3430 .B64|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxi, 396 p. :|
|Number of Pages||396|
|LC Control Number||76020828|
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The minnan Chinese: an overview a vignette --Who are they --From when have they come --Where are they found today --What are they life: a brief profile Christian mission and the emerging minnan Chinese church: a record of progress --Early missions and churches in Fukien.
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