FROM PAGAN TO CHRISTIAN LIN YUTANG PDF

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FROM PAGAN TO CHRISTIAN by Lin Yutang | Kirkus Reviews

Confucius the man and the teacher viewed the problem of man and the problem of society as a silent revolution-social reform to be based on individual reform Catloyeung rated it really liked it Jul 01, In addition to writing books on Chinese history and philosophy, he made highly acclaimed English translations of Chinese literary masterpieces, such as Famous Chinese Short Stories Retold View all 3 comments.

I wish there were a Lin Yutang writing about China in English today — such clarity and grace! From pagan to Christian Avon book. Jul 23, Eric Sawyer rated it it was amazing. He gives a strong challenge to so many thinkers and so on and so forth.

From Pagan to Christian. It was highly successful, and he soon introduced two more publications. There does seem to be a reaction among reviewers which reads more like an attempt to pigeon hole a true master of literature who not only read the people he quotes, though perhaps a little sketchy and incorrect on some details — what is here is one man’s spiritual journey in and out of paths and attempting to explore in a very short volume a colossal tapestry of thoughts.

That type of knowledge which consists in memorizing facts to answer questions is not worthy to make one a teacher. From pagan to Christian. Dec 22, C Settles rated it really cbristian it. The section on Gu Hongming is so great Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger.

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I would enjoy reading his translations of classical Chinese texts.

From pagan to Christian

Epicure of Literature rated it really liked it Jul 22, Yuchen Zhang rated it it was amazing Feb 02, There does seem to be a reaction among reviewers which reads more like an attempt to pigeon hole a true master of literature who not only read the people he quotes, though perhaps a little sketchy and incorrect on some details — what is here is one man’s spiritual journey in and ou I’ve read this book more than once and with each fresh read gained deeper and deeper insights and in fact it’s become a good reference with wonderfully expressed and carefully thought out sequence of events and ideas.

Estela rated it liked it May 17, Kevin Wang rated it liked it Mar 19, Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts. Min rated it liked it Jan 15, Return to Book Page. The Grand Detour Begins.

Well it was exactly like that for me and though some have casually tossed his discovery of Christianity aside, what he does underline are many things that Atheists in our time find displeasing about Christianity and Christ. I bought this book because Lin Yutang has long been my favorite translator of Laozi and Chuangzi.

Please provide an email address. Robert Birch rated it it was amazing Nov 18, Trivia About From Pagan to Chr He came full round to the conviction that only the basic doctrine of Jesus will change it, the revolution of man from within. Woo Paul rated it liked it Oct 12, From Pagan to Christian by Lin Yutang. Christians, he says, breed Christianity, but Christian theology does not.

From Pagan to Christian

Jiaming Jiang rated it liked it Nov 09, It’s certainly a book that provides a superstructure for others to write and explore these ideas in a contemporary setting — perhaps the possibility of his life story as a movie. This was before all the foreign denominations were kicked out of Chin Really enjoying this. Prolific writer of a wide variety of works in Chinese and English; in the s he founded several Chinese magazines specializing in social satire and Western-style journalism.

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It was widely translated and for years was regarded as a standard text on China.

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Be the first to ask a question about From Pagan to Christian. Michelle rated it it was amazing Feb 24, Although he is not explicit in the reasons for his re-conversion, one is able to follow his thinking and understand how he arrives back with Christianity.

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The following year he moved to New York City to meet the popular demand for his historical accounts and novels. Although he is not explicit in the reasons for his I bought this book because Lin Yutang has long been my favorite translator of Laozi and Chuangzi. Lin Yutang’s Importance of Living found its market; this should appeal in even greater measure.

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