Digital Study of the Protestant Market: Taipei and Provincial Capital Cities in China's Southeast Coast as Case Studies


Zhaohui Hong, Jianfeng Jin

Abstract


Addressing the digital and spatial study of the Protestant market in Taiwan and mainland China is pioneering attempt to enhance the Christian study in Asia. The article selects Taipei and China's five additional provincial capital cities in the southeast coast to calculate and map the supply-side and demand-side of the Protestant market in the early of 21st century. Utilizing the digital and spatial methods, the article provides a comparative perspective in measuring the Protestant density, accessibility and availability of Taipei and five capital cities in China's southeast coast. The article concludes that in light of a democratic society with a religious freedom policy, Taipei has enjoyed a healthy Protestant market demonstrated by its better Protestant density, accessibility and availability.

Keywords


Digital study, Spatial study, Protestant market church, Accessibility, Church availability.

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Title

Digital Study of the Protestant Market: Taipei and Provincial Capital Cities in China's Southeast Coast as Case Studies

Keywords

Digital study, Spatial study, Protestant market church, Accessibility, Church availability.

DOI

10.20448/journal.500.2018.51.23.31

Date

2018-01-27

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Journal

Asian Journal of Social Sciences and Management Studies
Vol 5, No 1 (2018) Page: 23-31

Print ISSN

2518-0096

Online ISSN

2313-7401

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Authors & Affiliations

Zhaohui Hong
Fordham University
United States

Jianfeng Jin
Purdue University Northwest
United States


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