Jesus Calls Soul Song: The Folk Belief of Christianity in the Rural Areas of Northern Jiangsu, China

Guangting Ma (Qingdao University)

This study bases on a soul song sung by Christians in Y Village in northern Jiangsu Province. While formatting its timeline and culture, Christianity in rural areas appears rational and advanced. However, it has to compete with and unconsciously been re-constructed by folk beliefs (as 'pre-understanding'), which represent traditional time and space (local) culture.

Part of V3-07 The Body and Belief Practice of Contemporary Folklore, Wednesday, October 11, 7:30 pm–9:30 pm