Chinese Christian Posters: Gospel Messages in the 20th Century

A Wealthy Youth
1/15A Wealthy Youth(photo: Chinese Christian Posters)
Beginning of the Holy Communion
2/15Beginning of the Holy Communion (photo: Chinese Christian Posters)
Birth of Jesus
3/15Birth of Jesus(photo: Chinese Christian Posters)
Are Members of the Church in Communion?
4/15Are Members of the Church in Communion?(photo: Chinese Christian Posters)
Celebrating Christmas Day
5/15Celebrating Christmas Day(photo: Chinese Christian Posters)
Children Praying
6/15Children Praying(photo: Chinese Christian Posters)
A New Outlook
7/15A New Outlook(photo: Chinese Christian Posters)
Are Your Sin Covered?
8/15Are Your Sin Covered?(photo: Chinese Christian Posters)
Eradicate Warlords and Unite Guangdong
9/15Eradicate Warlords and Unite Guangdong(photo: Chinese Christian Posters)
Going Forward Pictorial
10/15Going Forward Pictorial(photo: Chinese Christian Posters)
Bread of Life
11/15Bread of Life(photo: Chinese Christian Posters)
How to Kill Flies
12/15How to Kill Flies(photo: Chinese Christian Posters)
Satan is Like a Lion
13/15Satan is Like a Lion(photo: Chinese Christian Posters)
The Sacrament of Confession
14/15The Sacrament of Confession(photo: Chinese Christian Posters)
The Seventh Commandment
15/15The Seventh Commandment(photo: Chinese Christian Posters)
By CCD EditorialApril 17th, 2020

Between 1927 and 1951 millions of Christian posters in Chinese styles entered the Chinese market to share Jesus and the Christian message. The Center for Global Christianity & Mission of Boston University, funded by the Henry Luce Foundation, has made those hundreds of rare images digitally accessible and searchable. You can have a glimpse of the complex political, social, economic, and religious landscape of China in the second quarter of the twentieth century through these fascinating posters. 

If you want to see more posters, please visit Chinese Christian Posters.




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