Purdue University

The Interaction between Confucianism and Christianity, and the
Transformation of Chinese Culture: An Economic Approach


ZHANG Qingjin

October 26, 2011



Professor ZHANG Qingjin discussed the interaction between Confucianism and Christianity, and the transformation of Chinese culture from an economic approach. He believes that Christian values can compensate for some of the inadequacies found in Confucian ethics, and that the rapid development of Christianity in China is likely to lead to signifi cant transformations of Chinese culture.

ZHANG Qingjin, Professor at Shandong Academy of Social Sciences.


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