Christian culture 基督教文化学刊

Vol.38: "Différence" and "Écart"

Editorial Foreword

How "L'écart" Challenges and Reshapes the "Universal" (Chinese)


How "L'écart" Challenges and Reshapes the "Universal" (English)

YANG Huilin


I. Dao Wu Chang Ming: Study of Theories and Classics​

Christian Universalism (pp.3-26)

Kevin HART


Revisiting the Tower of Babel and Listening to the Different Voices in the Text (pp.27-45)

Archie C. C. LEE​


Maurice Blanchot’s Poetics of Separation (pp.46-67)



Aesthetic Distance from Reality: Hans Blumenberg’s Reading of J. S. Bach’s Matthäuspassion (pp.68-94)

HU Jihua​


II. Hun Yuan Zhi Xing: Study of Christian Thinkers

Biblical Studies in light of Paul Ricoeur’s Narrative Theory (pp.116-132)

ZHANG Zhaoyang


On the Connotation and Function of Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza’s “Kyriarchy” (pp.96-115)

SONG Xuhong


III. Hua Tong Xuan Li: Study of Christanity Society and Ethics

“Assyrian” or “Aramean”: The Ethnic Identity of Syriac Christians (pp.153-171)

LIU Boyun


Polycentric Structures in the History of World Christianity (pp.34-152)



The Parable of the Great Banquet (Luke 14:15-24) and Greco-Roman Banquet Rituals and Values (pp.153-171)



IV. Jing Guan Wu Se: Study of Christian Culture and Literature

Richard Wilbur: Greatest American Poet of the Last Half-Century (pp.214-230)

David Lyle JEFFREY


From Vernacular Version to Easy Wenli Version: A Comparison of Two Versions of Song of Songs Translated by S. I. J. Schereschewsky (pp.194-213)



IV. Qing Ji Ming Gong: Academic Debate and Responses

Exiting our Current Moral Predicament: An analysis of the Renmin Forum on “Dialogue between Confucia and Christian Ethics” (pp.245-255)

YANG Xuemei XIE Wenyu


Literature, Arts and Religions in a Post-Secular Horizon: Review of the 13th Summer Institute on Theology and Humanities (pp.232-244)