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Builders of the Chinese church : pioneer Protestant missionaries and Chinese church leaders

Author: G Wright Doyle
Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom : The Lutterworth Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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""From 1807, when the first Protestant missionary arrived in China, to the 1920's, when a new phase of growth began, thousands of missionaries and Chinese Christians labored, often under very adverse conditions, to lay the groundwork for a solid, healthy, and self-sustaining Chinese church. Following an Introduction that sets the scene and surveys the entire period, 'Builders of the Chinese Church' contains the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: G Wright Doyle
ISBN: 0718844130 9780718844134 9780718894054 0718894057
OCLC Number: 918995827
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Front cover --
Half title --
Title page --
Copyright --
Contents --
Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
1. Robert Morrison: Missionary Mediator, Surprising Saint: Christopher D. Hancock --
2. Liang Fa (Liang A-fa): Leader in Chinese Indigenization: Jonathan A. Seitz --
3. James Legge: Linking Chinese Evangelical Spirituality with Cross-Cultural Engagement: Lauren Pfister --
4. Griffith John: Faithful Pioneer Missionary: Noel Gibbard --
5. J. Hudson Taylor: Advocate for China's Inland Millions: G. Wright Doyle --
6. William A.P. Martin: Pioneer of Progress in China: G. Wright Doyle --
7. "Pastor Hsi"-Xi Shengmo: "Overcomer of Evil" through Prayer and Preaching: Yading Li with G. Wright Doyle --
8. Timothy Richard: A Missionary Who Impacted the Late Qing Dynasty: Wenzong Wang --
9. Jonathan Goforth: Tireless Evangelist and Revivalist: G. Wright Doyle --
Bibliography --
Back cover.
Responsibility: edited by G. Wright Doyle.

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A collection of biographical studies of nine key figures, European and Chinese, in the growth and development of the Protestant Church in China.  Read more...

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