Lin Shengben (simplified Chinese :林声本; traditional Chinese :林聲本; born 1927) is a Chinese hymn composer, known for his songs composed with Chinese traditional tunes.
Lin lost his mom and dad at the ages of 8 and 10 respectively. Due to the Sino-Japanese War, his childhood was spent in the forest fleeing the Japanese army. :上海中華浸會神學院), supervised under Ma Geshun (Chinese :馬革順; 1914–2015), a professor at the Shanghai Conservatory of Music and one of the most significant choral conductors in twentieth-century China. He then studied theology and sacred music at Nanjing Theological Seminary in 1952 for two years.He began his theological education at Alliance Bible Institute (now Alliance Bible Seminary in Hong Kong) at Wuzhou, Guangxi in 1945. Two years later, he was enrolled to Leung Kwong Baptist Seminary (now the Hong Kong Baptist Theological Seminary) and, at the age of 23, he started studying church music at China Baptist Theological Seminary, Shanghai (Chinese
He was a pastor of Jingling Church, Shanghai (Chinese :上海景靈堂; formerly known as Jinglin Church [Chinese :景林堂]) from 1980 until his retirement in 2002.
As one of the four editors of the Chinese New Hymnal,some of his works were compiled to this hymnal, which is still widely used in the Three-Self churches in China. One of his most famous hymns, Winter is Past (Chinese: 與主同去歌), was co-written with the Chinese theologian Wang Weifan.
The China Christian Council was founded in 1980 as an umbrella organization for all Protestant churches in the People's Republic of China with Bishop K. H. Ting as its president. It works to provide theological education and the publication of Bibles, hymnals, and other religious literature. It encourages the exchange of information among local churches in evangelism, pastoral work and administration. It has formulated a church order for local churches, and seeks to continue to develop friendly relations with churches overseas.
The Chinese Regional Bishops' Conference, is the episcopal conference of Taiwan and is the highest organ of the Roman Catholic Church in Greater China. The current conference chair is the Most Rev. John Hung Shan-chuan, S.V.D. Catholics in the independent jurisdictions of Hong Kong, Macau and Mongolia are represented in the Federation of Asian Bishops' Conferences, not the Chinese Regional Bishops' Conference.
The Today's Chinese Version (TCV) is a recent translation of the Bible into modern Chinese by the United Bible Societies. The New Testament was first published in 1975, and the entire Bible was published in 1979. The Bible uses simple, easy to read Chinese.
The Hong Kong Council of the Church of Christ in China is a Protestant Christian church organization in Hong Kong. Its history can be traced back to the formation of the Church of Christ in China, which is a uniting church consisting mainly of churches with Congregational and Presbyterian traditions, including the London Missionary Society, British Baptist Missionary Society and others.
The Lutheran Church—Hong Kong Synod is a confessional Lutheran (信義宗) church body in Hong Kong. The LCHKS has nearly 40 congregations. The LCHKS grew from the China mission of The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod (LCMS), which was established in the early 1900s. Many of the LCHKS parishes and schools are listed below.
Paul Kwong is the incumbent Anglican Archbishop and Primate of Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui, Bishop of Hong Kong Island, and Bishop of Macau. Kwong is also the current chair of the Anglican Consultative Council, as the first sitting primate to lead an ACC meeting. Kwong is also a member of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) taking a pro-Beijing stance.
The Lutheran Church of China was a Lutheran church body in China from 1920 to 1951. It was established as a result of the consultations between the various Lutheran missionary bodies in China that was initiated during the China Centenary Missionary Conference held in Shanghai in 1907. The church survived as an organised body after the Chinese Civil War but was gradually absorbed into the Three-Self Patriotic Movement of the Protestant Churches in China.
The Baptist Convention of Hong Kong is a Baptist Christian denomination in Hong Kong. It is affiliated with the Baptist World Alliance. The headquarters is in Mong Kok.
The Chinese Baptist Convention is a Baptist Christian denomination in Taiwan and the territories administered by the Republic of China.
The Tsung Tsin Mission of Hong Kong or TTMHK is one of the eight Lutheran bodies in Hong Kong. It currently has approximately 10,600 members.
The Beizhengjie Christ Church is a 20th-century typical gothic church. It is located in the Huangxing North Road of Changsha, Hunan province, China.
Lin Tzay-peir is a Taiwanese actor and television presenter. He won Best Actor at the 1985 Golden Bell Awards.
Lai Enjue (Chinese:赖恩爵, 1795-1848), also known as Jian Ting (简廷) was a late Qing military general. He was from Dapeng Fortress, Xin'an County, Guangdong, and has ancestry from Zhijin, Guangdong. Lai fought the British in the Battle of Kowloon during the First Opium War in 1839 and was given the title of Baturu and an equivalent rank of Lieutenant General. On 25 December 1843, he was appointed as the Admiral (水师提督) of the Guangdong Navy. He served in this post until 1848 when he died of illness.
Hymns of Universal Praise, a Chinese hymnal published in 1936, is considered to be an ecumenical attempt at Chinese hymnology from the early twentieth century. According to the Hong Kong hymnologist Andrew Leung, the first edition, HUP1936, established the foundation of Chinese hymnody and is now set as a model of Chinese hymnology.
Rev. Kwok Nai-wang is a retired senior pastor affiliated with the Hong Kong Council of the Church of Christ in China (HKCCCC). He is the former general secretary of Hong Kong Christian Council (HKCC), the former director of the Hong Kong Christian Service from 1980 to 1988, and the founding director of the Hong Kong Christian Institute, a Christian activist group founded in 1988 to promote democracy.
Timothy Wong Man-kong is a historian from Hong Kong and associate professor within the Department of History at Hong Kong Baptist University. He earned a bachelor's degree from Hong Kong Baptist College followed by MPhil and PhD, both at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Wong was elected a fellow of the Royal Historical Society in 2018.
Hong Kong-Mainland China relations refer to the relationship between Mainland China and Hong Kong. According to the 1997 Sino-British Joint Declaration, the United Kingdom handed control of Hong Kong over to the People's Republic of China, making it a special administrative region. In principle, Hong Kong became an autonomous administrative division based on the Hong Kong Basic Law.
Philosophy in Taiwan(Chinese: 台灣哲學) is the set of philosophical and thought movements in Taiwan, while Taiwanese Philosophy approaches Taiwan as a subject of philosophical significance. For instance, the postwar concurrence with Neo-Confucianism canonized the Chinese Philosophy in Taiwan, contra the Cultural Revolution in the People's Republic of China, may somehow omit the complexity of Taiwanese Philosophy. With the unearthing literature and sprouting discourses due to the merits of democratization, public debates on whether historical configuration of Taiwanese Philosophy or many faces of Taiwanese philosophers, have unveiled the world intellectualism of Taiwanese Philosophy via Japan in the Golden 1920s and later substituted with the postwar Chinese Confucian Canons. Nevertheless, a reinvigorated formulation on Taiwanese Philosophy that China and Japan at different times imprint as exogenesis; and thus, a burgeoning philosophical development with the Taiwanese Gemeinschaft
Wuxi Christian Church is a Protestant church located in Liangxi District of Wuxi, Jiangsu, China.