Articles by "CCD contributor: Paul Wu "

Biography of David L. Anderson: First President of Soochow University

David Laurence Anderson, a missionary from the American Methodist Episcopal Church, South, was committed to Suzhou for years and was known as the first president of the famous church university, Soochow University.

Missionary James Mellon Menzies, First Western Researcher of Oracle Bone Inscriptions

Oracle bone inscriptions were written in the Shang Dynasty, which recorded the religious, cultural, military and other information of this ancient dynasty. The study of the inscriptions on bones is one of the popular studies on Chinese culture. However, more than 100 years ago, a missionary carried out studies on oracle bone inscriptions, becoming the first Western scholar of oracle bone inscriptions.

Missionary Robert E. Chamers' Biography: Hailed as "Pioneer of Literature Evangelism by Baptist Mission in China"

The American missionary Robert E. Chamer was sknown as a "pioneer of Baptists' literature evangelism in China", specifically for missions in the Guangdong and Guangxi regions.

St. Ignatius Cathedral in Shanghai

St. Ignatius Cathedral, or the Xujiahui Cathedralh, located at No. 158, Puxi Road, is the cathedral of the Catholic Diocese of Shanghai.

Beijing Wangfujing Catholic Church

The eventful fate of a famous Catholic church building in the capital of China.

Story of Catholic Church of Gulangyu, Xiamen

A brief story of Bishop Manuel Prat in Gulangyu, Xiamen, China

Biography of Dr. William Campbell, “Father of Education for the Blind”

Rev. Dr. William Campbell was a Scottish Presbyterian missionary to Formosa (Qing era Taiwan).

Biography of Robert Alexander Jaffray: Founder of "The Bible" newspaper

Robert Alexander Jaffray, a Canadian, was a missionary who came to China. He preached in Guangxi and the Southeast Asia for decades, and had remarkable accomplishments in printing textual materials.

Warnings of Harm Caused by Family-run Churches

The family-run church reflects the current situation of the Chinese church and the influence of traditional culture.

Mrs Laurence Thurston, One of the Founders of China's First Women's University

Mrs Laurence Thurston was a female missionary from the American Presbyterian Mission and also one of the founders of Ginling College, someone who made a great contribution to female schools.