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Deaconesses in the South China Missions of the Church Missionary Society (CMS), 1922–1951

Peter Cunich

Wai Ching Angela Wong and Patricia P. K. Chiu (eds)

in Christian Women in Chinese Society: The Anglican Story

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9789888455928
eISBN:
9789888455379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455928.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The ancient Christian order of deaconess, reintroduced into the northern European churches from the 1830s, had grown to include nearly 60,000 women around the world by the 1950s. The Church of ... More


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