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Roland Allen
Roland Allen
Roland Allen
(December 29, 1868 – June 9, 1947)[1] was an English missionary.Contents1 Early life 2 Career 3 Veneration 4 Works4.1 Modern editions 4.2 Biography5 See also 6 References 7 External linksEarly life[edit] He was born in Bristol, England, the son of an Anglican priest; but was orphaned early in life. He was educated at Bristol
Bristol
Grammar School and after winning a scholarship to study at St. John’s College, Oxford, Allen also studied at the (Anglo-Catholic) Leeds Clergy Training School.[2] Career[edit] Allen was ordained a deacon in 1892 and priest the following year. Allen spent two periods in Northern China
China
working for the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel. The first from 1895 to 1900 ended due to the Boxer Rebellion, during which Allen was forced to flee to the British Legation in Beijing. He was chaplain to community throughout much of the siege
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Bristol
Urban Chris Skidmore
Chris Skidmore
(Con) Jack Lopresti
Jack Lopresti
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Carl C. Jeremiassen
Carl C. Jeremiassen
Carl C. Jeremiassen
(Adopted Chinese name: 冶基善, 1847–1901) was a Danish sea captain. He is known today as the first Protestant missionary to Hainan
Hainan
island and the translator of portions of the Old and New Testament
New Testament
into the Hainanese language.[1] Biography[edit] Jeremiassen for China
China
in 1868 to work for the Canton Customs Service of the Qing Government and hunt down pirates and smugglers in the South China
China
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Protestant Missions In China
In the early 19th century, Western colonial expansion occurred at the same time as an evangelical revival–the Second Great Awakening–throughout the English-speaking world, leading to more overseas missionary activity. The nineteenth century became known as the Great Century of modern religious missions. Beginning with the English missionary Robert Morrison in 1807, thousands of Protestant
Protestant
men, their wives and children, and unmarried female missionaries would live and work in China
China
in an extended encounter between Chinese and Western culture. Most missionaries represented and were supported by Protestant
Protestant
organizations or denominations in their home countries
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David Howard Adeney
China
China
Inland Mission InterVarsity Fellowship International Fellowship of Evangelical Students David Howard Adeney
David Howard Adeney
(3 November 1911 – 11 May 1994)[1] was a British Protestant
Protestant
Christian
Christian
missionary and university evangelist in Hunan, China
China
and East Asia. He served with the China Inland Mission
China Inland Mission
(CIM), InterVarsity Fellowship, and International Fellowship of Evangelical Students (IFES)[2]
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Thomas J. Arnold
Thomas J. Arnold
Thomas J. Arnold
(18 July 1864 – 20 August 1906)[2] was an English Protestant
Protestant
missionary to China
China
in the late nineteenth century during the Qing Dynasty.Contents1 Decision to go to China 2 Preparation 3 Early work 4 Mission hospital 5 Boxer Rebellion 6 Wuhu 7 Death 8 References 9 External linksDecision to go to China[edit] As a young man in London
London
he felt beckoned to missionary service after experiencing an enlightening sermon at the West London
London
Tabernacle Church.[3] Soon after discussing this call with his pastor he sailed for the China
China
frontier with his colleague, William Remfry Hunt, in September 1889. The two young men had built up a close friendship when they studied diligently together at W. L
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Gladys Aylward
Gladys May Aylward (24 February 1902 – 3 January 1970) was a British evangelical Christian missionary to China, whose story was told in the book The Small Woman, by Alan Burgess, published in 1957, and made into the film The Inn of the Sixth Happiness, starring Ingrid Bergman, in 1958. The film was produced by Twentieth Century Fox, and filmed entirely in North Wales
North Wales
and England.[1]Contents1 Early life 2 Work in China 3 The Inn of the Sixth Happiness 4 Death and legacy 5 Notes 6 References 7 Further sources7.1 Archives 7.2 Bibliography 7.3 Videography8 External linksEarly life[edit] Aylward was born to a working-class family in Edmonton, North London, in 1902. Her parents were Thomas John Aylward and Rosina Florence Aylward (née Whiskin). Her siblings were Laurence and Violet.[2] She worked as a domestic worker (housemaid) from her early teens, but later felt a calling to go overseas as a Christian missionary
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Pearl S. Buck
Pulitzer Prize 1932 Nobel Prize in Literature 1938Spouse John Lossing Buck (1917–1935) Richard J. Walsh (1935–1960) until his deathSignaturePearl S. BuckTraditional Chinese 賽珍珠Simplified Chinese 赛珍珠Literal meaning Precious PearlTranscriptionsStandard MandarinHanyu Pinyin Sài ZhēnzhūWade–Giles Sai Chen-chuIPA [saɪ˥˩ tʂən˥ tʂu˥]Pearl Sydenstricker Buck (June 26, 1892 – March 6, 1973; also known by her Chinese name Sai Zhenzhu; Chinese: 賽珍珠) was an American writer and novelist. As the daughter of missionaries, Buck spent most of her life before 1934 in Zhenjiang, China. Her novel The Good Earth was the best-selling fiction book in the United States in 1931 and 1932 and won the Pulitzer Prize
Pulitzer Prize
in 1932
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Hunter Corbett
Hunter Corbett
Hunter Corbett
D.D. (Chinese: 郭显德; pinyin: Guō Xiǎndé; December 8, 1835 – January 7, 1920) was a pioneer[1] American missionary to Chefoo (Zhifu芝罘区, now Yantai), Shandong
Shandong
China, he served with the American Presbyterian Mission.[2][3] He was a fervent advocate of the missionary enterprise. He founded the Yi Wen School at Tengchow (also known as Boy's Academy / Hunter Corbett
Hunter Corbett
Academy Tengchow)[1] afterward converted into an institution of higher education as Cheeloo University
Cheeloo University
in 1928
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Jonathan Goforth
Jonathan Goforth
Jonathan Goforth
(Chinese: 顧約拿單, February 10, 1859 – October 8, 1936) was a Canadian Presbyterian
Presbyterian
missionary to China
China
with the Canadian Presbyterian
Presbyterian
Mission, with his wife, Rosalind (Bell-Smith) Goforth. Jonathan Goforth
Jonathan Goforth
became the foremost missionary revivalist in early 20th century China
China
and helped to establish revivalism as a major element in Protestant
Protestant
China
China
missions. Goforth grew up on an Oxford County, Ontario
Oxford County, Ontario
farm, the seventh of eleven children. As a young man he taught school in Thamesford, Ontario
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Karl Gützlaff
Karl Friedrich August Gützlaff[1] (8 July 1803 – 9 August 1851), anglicised as Charles Gutzlaff, was a German Lutheran
Lutheran
missionary to the Far East, notable as one of the first Protestant
Protestant
missionaries in Bangkok, Thailand (1828) and in Korea (1832). He was also the first Lutheran
Lutheran
missionary to China. He was a magistrate in Ningpo and Chusan and the second Chinese Secretary of the British administration in Hong Kong. He wrote widely read books and served as interpreter for British diplomatic missions during the First Opium War
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Robert A. Jaffray
Robert Alexander Jaffray (1873 - 29 July 1945) was a missionary to China, Indonesia
Indonesia
and several other countries, with The Christian & Missionary Alliance, who served as the founding principal of the Alliance Bible Seminary, in Hong Kong, and principal contributor and editor of the Chinese language Bible Magazine. Jaffrey founded the first Chinese missionary society called the "Chinese Foreign Missionary Union," in 1929.[1] His life is chronicled in the biography, Let my people go!: The life of Robert A. Jaffray
Robert A. Jaffray
(1947), by A.W
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James Legge
James Legge
James Legge
(/lɛɡ/; 20 December 1815 – 29 November 1897) was a Scottish sinologist, missionary, and scholar, best known as an early and prolific translator of Classical Chinese texts into English. Legge served as a representative of the London Missionary
Missionary
Society in Malacca and Hong Kong (1840–1873) and was the first Professor of Chinese at Oxford
Oxford
University (1876–1897). In association with Max Müller
Max Müller
he prepared the monumental Sacred Books of the East series, published in 50 volumes between 1879 and 1891
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England
England
England
is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.[6][7][8] It shares land borders with Scotland
Scotland
to the north and Wales
Wales
to the west. The Irish Sea
Irish Sea
lies northwest of England
England
and the Celtic Sea
Celtic Sea
lies to the southwest. England
England
is separated from continental Europe
Europe
by the North Sea to the east and the English Channel
English Channel
to the south
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Eric Liddell
Eric Henry Liddell (/ˈlɪdəl/; 16 January 1902 – 21 February 1945) was a Scottish Olympic Gold Medalist runner, rugby union international player, and Christian missionary. Liddell was born in China
China
to Scottish missionary parents. He attended boarding school near London, spending time when possible with his family in Edinburgh, and afterwards attended the University of Edinburgh. At the 1924 Summer Olympics
1924 Summer Olympics
in Paris, Liddell refused to run in the heats for his favoured 100 metres because they were held on a Sunday. Instead he competed in the 400 metres held on a weekday, a race that he won
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Robert Samuel Maclay
Robert Samuel Maclay, D.D. (simplified Chinese: 麦利和; traditional Chinese: 麥利和; Pinyin: Mài Lìhé; Foochow
Foochow
Romanized: Măh Lé-huò; February 7, 1824 - August 18, 1907) was an American missionary who made pioneer contributions to the Methodist Episcopal missions in China, Japan
Japan
and Korea.Contents1 Life1.1 Early life 1.2 Life among the Chinese 1.3 Missionary
Missionary
work in Japan
Japan
and Korea 1.4 Retirement 1.5 Family life2 References 3 External linksLife[edit] Early life[edit] Robert Samuel Maclay
Robert Samuel Maclay
was born on February 7, 1824 in Concord, Pennsylvania, one of nine children
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