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Missionary Spotlight-Taiwan
February 2000

Missionary Spotlight-Taiwan

Taiwan's churches under pressureThe Protestant church in Taiwan grew particularly during the final part of the nineteenth century as a result of missionary endeavour. From the 1890s, Taiwan was colonised by Japan, who controlled it into the first half of the twentieth century and throughout two world wars. As time wore on, Japanese persecution…

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February 2000

Missionary Spotlight – Taiwan Fact File

Taiwan Fact FileArea - 13,900 square miles. Previously known as Formosa, it is about 100 miles from the Chinese mainland. It comprises the island of Taiwan, and the Pescadores, Matsu, and Quemoy islands.  Environment - A tropical climate, with typhoons during the monsoon season (June to August). Forested mountains (highest point 13,113 ft) run…

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Missionary Spotlight-Frontier between Faith and Idolatry
February 2000

Missionary Spotlight-Frontier between Faith and Idolatry

Taiwan, formerly known as Formosa, is situated in the South China Sea, approximately 100 miles from the Chinese mainland. It is a leaf-shaped island slightly smaller than Switzerland. Its population of twenty-two million is mainly urban and crowded into the western coastal plain, one of the most crowded parts of the world. Except for…

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