What are some distinctive characteristics of Taiwanese culture, and how is the Festival addressing these?
A/ The culture of Taiwan is a blend of Confucianist Han Chinese, Japanese, European, American and Taiwanese aborigines cultures. Over the years a sense of cultural identity has developed, though people have debated whether Taiwanese culture is part of Chinese culture or distinct from it. Although religion in Taiwan is predominantly Buddhist, Christian churches have been active in Taiwan for many years. About 4 percent of the population is Protestant, with Presbyterians playing a particularly significant role. The Taipei Franklin Graham Festival includes all of the major Christian denominations of Taiwan. Our focus is evangelism. Q/ What kind of impact did the 1975 Billy Graham Crusade make? A/ It has been 33 years since Billy Graham was in Taipei, and there have been few significant evangelistic events in the city since then. That was the first time that all the denominations worked together to conduct a nationwide Crusade in Taiwan. More than 200,000 people attended the meetings, whic