Chinese Bible

January 1, 635

Nestorian Christianity (from Syria) arrives in Sian, China. An 8th century account of the first missionaries coming before the Emperor of China will be rediscovered in 1623, inscribed in a three-meter tall limestone block which becomes known as the Nestorian Stele. —

Nestorian Stele (front) [Image: Wikimedia Commons]


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