William Chalmers Burns
1815 — 1868
Itinerant evangelist; translator of John Bunyan’s Pilgrim’s Progress and many hymns; trainer of Chinese evangelists; noted holy man of God.
1785 — 1822
Second Protestant missionary to China; with Robert Morrison, co-translator of the Bible into Chinese; engaged in pioneer evangelism, preaching, teaching, and writing books and tracts in Chinese. mentor of Liang Fa, China’s first evangelist.
Jean Joseph Marie Amiot
1718 — 1793
Jesuit missionary and author at the court of the Chinese emperor.
1582 — 1647
An Italian Jesuit missionary and scholar, distinguished for his knowledge of mathematics and theology