Ruiwen Chen is a research associate at the Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui Archives. She completed her PhD in religious studies at the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2014. Her book Fragrant Flowers Bloom: T. C. Chao, Bliss Wiant and the Contextualization of Hymns in Twentieth Century China will be published later this year.
Yongtao Chen teaches at Nanjing Union Theological Seminary and has written extensively on Chinese theology. He completed his PhD at the Theology Faculty of the University of Helsinki in 2014. His dissertation is entitled “Chinese Christ: The Christology of T. C. Chao.”
Patricia P. K. Chiu is an honorary institute fellow at the Hong Kong Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences of the University of Hong Kong. Her most recent book is A History of the Grant Schools Council: Mission, Vision and Transformation (2013), which documents the history of Hong Kong’s first schools council, representing twenty-two mission and denominational schools.
Qi Duan is a researcher at the Institute of Religious Studies, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing. She has published many books and articles on the history of Christianity in modern China. Her book The Struggle Forward: The Indigenization of Christianity in China (2004, in Chinese) is a widely used study of the history of indigenization.
Feng Guo is a pastor at Community Church in Shanghai. He is also the associate general secretary of the Shanghai Christian Council and Christian Three-Self Patriotic Movement Committee. He is interested in the study of the Book of Common Prayer, liturgy, and the history of Christianity in China.
Peter Tze Ming Ng (PhD, University of London) served as professor of religious education at the Chinese University of Hong Kong for twenty-three years. He chaired the North East Asian Council for the Study of History of Christianity (2007–9). His most recent book is Chinese Christianity: An Interplay between Global and Local Perspectives (2012).
Chloë Starr is associate professor of Asian Christianity and theology at Yale University Divinity School. She is currently completing a volume on Chinese intellectual Christianity and an anthology of translations of Chinese theology. She has edited a number of conference volumes and is the author of Red-Light Novels of the Late Qing (2007).
(p.x) Philip L. Wickeri is advisor to the archbishop on historical and theological studies, Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui. He teaches at Ming Hua Theological College, Hong Kong, and the Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, USA. His most recent book is Reconstructing Christianity in China: K. H. Ting and the Chinese Church (2007).
Edward Yihua Xu is a professor and director of the Department of International Politics, Fudan University, Shanghai. He is the author of numerous books and scholarly articles, including Religion and Contemporary International Relations (2012, in Chinese), and Religion in American Politics and Diplomacy in the Post–Cold War Era (2014, in Chinese).
Fuk-tsang Ying is the director of the Divinity School of Chung Chi College and of the Christian Study Centre on Chinese Religion and Culture, the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He writes widely on the history of Christianity in China. Recent publications include “The CPC’s Policy on Protestant Christianity, 1949–1957: An Overview and Assessment” in Journal of Contemporary China 23: 89 (Sept. 2014) and Christianity’s Failure in China? Essays on the History of Chinese Communist Movement and Christianity (2012, in Chinese).