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How does Christianity view such persons who are Xianpo(s)?

How does Christianity view such persons who are Xianpo(s)? What is a Xianpo? Various types of shamans can be traced to the [Culture of] Hakka [in China]. There are male sorcerers (PY: shunggong) and ...
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Has a pope ever visited Macau?

Has a pope ever visited Macau? The short answer is no. Macau is under Chinese administration. No pope has ever visted China or it's specially administrated regions such as Macau. The reason is quite ...
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Is the King James Bible banned in China?

Q – Is the King James Bible banned in China? A – It would seem that the King James Bible is not banned - yet. However, as part of a longstanding effort to limit the influence of Christianity in China, ...
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How has the Chinese Patriotic Society modified the Bible in China?

I have not found anything regarding the Chinese Patriotic Society but there are reports that Xi Jinping has done as you suggest : Catholic churches were torn down or denuded of their crosses and ...
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Is there a way to find out which denomination a church calling themselves "福音派" belongs to?

"福音派" is romanized as "fū yīn pài". Chinese words are very overloaded, with each having several possible meanings, the intended meaning being determined by the context of the ...
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How has the Chinese Patriotic Society modified the Bible in China?

How has the Chinese Patriotic Society modified the Bible in China? As far as any Christian denomination is concerned, China is a messy affair when it comes to Christianity in general. Believers are ...
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May the Pope waive the requirements of Canon Law in the appointment of bishops?

Short answer: The Pope can. Can. 331 CIC: The bishop of the Roman Church, in whom continues the office given by the Lord uniquely to Peter, the first of the Apostles, and to be transmitted to his ...
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What theological differences distinguish the Three-Self Patriotic Movement and the house church movement in China?

There is a wonderful book by one of the founders of the House Church movement in China, called "The Heavenly Man: The remarkable true story of Chinese Christian Brother Yun", Kindle Edition, ...
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How does Christianity view such persons who are Xianpo(s)?

Christians understand that the dead know nothing (Ecclesiastes 9:5) and the Bible makes it very clear that there is no way we can communicate with them. The Bible denounces any who enquire of the dead ...
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How does Christianity view such persons who are Xianpo(s)?

There shall not be found among you any one that maketh his son or his daughter to pass through the fire, or that useth divination, or an observer of times, or an enchanter, or a witch, Or a charmer, ...
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Did early Chinese Protestant actually call God "(old) Gentleman of Fiery Magnificence", as Wikipedia says?

In the Chinese translation of the Bible, L-RD is called “耶和華”, pronounced from "Ye He Hua", it's directly derived from the Hebrew word יהוה"YHWH" Just the literal meaning of characters, 耶 has not much ...
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May the Pope waive the requirements of Canon Law in the appointment of bishops?

The problem in the question is here: It seemed strange to me that someone could go straight from being excommunicated to being a bishop, They won't go "straight from excommunication to being a ...
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What are the receptions of Olivet Assembly in these countries?

Tim, I don’t know why you are asking people to dig into obscure religious denominations in South Korea and in China. This is part of what I found when I started to research into the World Olivet ...
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What are the present conditions (or restrictions) regarding professing Christians in Hong Kong?

As of 2016 there were 480,000 Protestants and 379,000 Catholics in Hong Kong. The quotes below, taken from a Wikipedia article, provide a useful overview of the relationship between the People’s ...
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How does Christianity view such persons who are Xianpo(s)?

All have sinned Regarding the question "are they evil souls?", it's important to realize that the Bible says that all people are sinful--"evil souls" in some sense: "...for ...
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