Writing the History of the Catholic Church in China: Historiography, 1900-Present

  • Patrick M. W. Taveirne


As historians, Paul A. Cohen argues, our aim is to do our utmost to understand and elucidate past reality. At the same time, in pursuit of this goal, we must use ordering concepts that inevitably introduce an element of distortion.1


Religious Order Chinese Communist Party Chinese Historian Christian Mission Mission History 
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