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Robert Morrison and the Protestant Plan for China

Christopher Daily

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888208036
eISBN:
9789888180974
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208036.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Sent alone to China by the London Missionary Society in 1807, Robert Morrison (1782–1834) was one of the earliest Protestant missionaries in East Asia. During some 27 years in China, Macau and ... More


The New Approach to Missions: Gosport Academy and David Bogue's Strategy

Christopher A. Daily

in Robert Morrison and the Protestant Plan for China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888208036
eISBN:
9789888180974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208036.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the mission strategy provided to LMS missionary candidates. This strategy came in the form of a three-part mission template, which was taught to students at Gosport Academy by ... More


Origins of Protestantism and Tonghak in Late Chosŏn Korea

Albert L. Park

in Building a Heaven on Earth: Religion, Activism, and Protest in Japanese Occupied Korea

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839659
eISBN:
9780824869434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839659.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 1 examines the origins of Tonghak and Protestant Christianity in Korea. In particular, it shows the institutional strength and influence of these two religions in Korean society. Also, it ... More


Communicating the Gospel to China: Robert Morrison Uses Bogue's Programme to Propagate to the Chinese

Christopher A. Daily

in Robert Morrison and the Protestant Plan for China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888208036
eISBN:
9789888180974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208036.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

In chapter four, the author considers Morrison's approach to learning the Chinese language and translating Protestant Christian texts, including the Bible. As these two developments parallel the ... More


The Ultra Ganges Mission Station, a Printing Centre, and the Final Educational Step of the Template

Christopher A. Daily

in Robert Morrison and the Protestant Plan for China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888208036
eISBN:
9789888180974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208036.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter five examines further Robert Morrison's dependency upon the Bogue template - but it also included an analysis of William Milne's reliance upon that same strategy. Together, the two completed ... More


Diasporic Desires: Narrating Sexuality in the Memoirs of Shirley Geok-lin Lim and Li-Young Lee

Kenneth Chan

in China Abroad: Travels, Subjects, Spaces

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099456
eISBN:
9789882206687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099456.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter deploys Benigno Sánchez-Eppler and Cindy Patton's critical focus to attend to the representation and rhetoric of sexuality and sexual desire within the narratives of two Chinese American ... More


The Birth of British Evangelicalism and the Disappointment of the Earliest LMS Missions

Christopher A. Daily

in Robert Morrison and the Protestant Plan for China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888208036
eISBN:
9789888180974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208036.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter provides essential background information that will shine light upon the environment in which the planning of Morrison's mission took place. It surveys the history of British dissenting ... More


Looking Towards China: Morrison's Work in London and the Voyage to China

Christopher A. Daily

in Robert Morrison and the Protestant Plan for China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888208036
eISBN:
9789888180974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208036.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter sees Morrison depart Gosport Academy, having undergone Bogue's programme, to complete last-minute language training in London. Then, he embarks on his journey to China, via America. ... More


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