TITLE

Cheng Jingyi: Prophet of His Time

AUTHOR(S)
Ming Ng, Peter Tze
PUB. DATE
January 2012
SOURCE
International Bulletin of Missionary Research;Jan2012, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Biography
ABSTRACT
A biography of Cheng Jingyi, a Chinese pastor and ecumenist, is presented. It describes his relationship to prior indigenous Christian movements in 20th century China, including the Chinese Christian Independent Church, the National Christian Council in China, and the China Continuation Committee. It also notes Cheng's speeches at the 1910 World Missionary Conference in Edinburgh, Scotland, which called for a united indigenous Chinese church.
ACCESSION #
70127162

 

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