TSPM

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TSPMThree-Self Patriotic Movement (China)
TSPMTransactional Shared Property Manager
TSPMTransportation System Performance Measures (California)
TSPMTivoli Security Policy Manager (IBM)
TSPMTenStep Project Manager
TSPMT1 Service Performance Monitor (Hekimian)
TSPMTerminal Services Personal Messaging
TSPMTechnology Services Program Management (Sprint)
TSPMTraining System Program Manager
TSPMTrends in der Software-Prozessmodellierung (Workshop)
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The "three-self patriotic movement in the 1950s was first called "Against USA, Support Korea, National Committee of Three-Self Patriotic Movement in China." Behind the movement also was the influence of the Soviet advisors.
There are approximately 5,500 religious groups in China, including seven national organizations which are Buddhist Association of China, Chinese Taoist Association, China Islamic Association, Chinese Catholic Patriotic Association, Bishops' Conference of Catholic Church in China, National Committee of the Three-Self Patriotic Movement of the Protestant Churches in China, and China Christian Council.
In a letter to the China Christian Council and the Three-Self Patriotic Movement, the leadership of the Executive Committee expressed the hope that the meeting and the exchanges that took place in China would lead to closer relations, to deeper ecumenical understanding of China, and to new commitments to the Pilgrimage of Justice and Peace.
First, unlike the Protestants, the Catholics rejected the Three-Self Patriotic Movement (independence from foreign influence in terms of government, finance, and personnel).
(15) It shaped the initial responses of Chinese Christians to the Chinese government's religious policy in the first decade of the Communist regime's existence, evidenced most notably in the fact that the leader of the Three-Self Patriotic Movement in the 1950s was the modernist Y.
There are an estimated 50 million to 130 million Christians in China, but the government requires all Protestants to worship in non-denominational Three-Self Patriotic Movement, while Catholics must meet in the Patriotic Association.
The Three-Self Patriotic Movement was conceived in 1951 and formed in 1954 as the only legitimate umbrella for Protestant activities.
(9) Recently, the state-controlled Three-Self Patriotic Movement estimated, in 2000, a Protestant population of 15 million.
At the present time, the government officially recognizes the following religions: Confucianism, Taoism, Buddhism (Mahayana type), Islam, Christianity ("Three-self Patriotic Movement"), and Chinese Catholicism.
But it did not share the highly politicized anti-imperialist rhetoric of another Three-Self Movement, the Communist-initiated "Three-Self Patriotic Movement" (sanzi aiguo yundong): self-rule autonomous from foreign missionary and imperialist control, financial self-support without foreign donations, and self-preaching independent of any Christian missionary influences.
Tung Chee-hwa, Hong Kong's chief executive, and Bishop Ding Guangxun, chairman of the Three-Self Patriotic Movement and vice chairman of the National Committee of Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, were also present at the ceremony.
A nine-member delegation from the China Christian Council and the Three-Self Patriotic Movement in China made a brief trip to the national church offices on Oct.