Huaiyu CHEN

Fragment of a Nestorian painting. Nestorians, the first generation of Christians coming to China, arrived in the early seventh century, and remained in China for two hundred years. A stele said to have been inscribed by a Nestorian priest named Adam relates a history of the religion during the Tang dynasty. PHOTO COURTESY OF CHEN HUAIYU.

Nestorians refer to Christians who follow Nestorius, a leader of an early Eastern Christian tradition.

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By |2014-12-16T16:53:44-05:00January 23rd, 2012|Berkshire Encyclopedia of China, Religion, Religion or Philosophy, Values and Worldview|Comments Off on Nestorians (Jǐngjiàotú 景教徒)|Jǐngjiàotú 景教徒 (Nestorians)

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