ICC Note: A professor of the divinity school at the Chinese University of Hong Kong explains how young Christians decided to join the Chinese Communist Party during its early years. He narrates how the majority of these Christians that joined the communist party became disappointed because they had their faith on the church as an institution and not really in God.
5/29/2018 China (UCA News) – Professor Ying Fuk-tsang, director of the divinity school at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, says that during the early years of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) some Christians became disappointed with church institutions.
They thought God had taken away the power of Christianity to save humanity, so they joined the CCP as secret, or underground, members.
At a Hong Kong seminar on May 7 dealing with the unmasking of such people, Ying talked about individuals who changed from believing in God to embracing communism.
He cited Yan Baohang, who was baptized when studying at the Fengtian (now Shenyang) Normal School and served as a trainee student secretary in the Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA).
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