1836  — 1908

Calvin Mateer

Julia Brown Mateer (1837-1898)

Pioneer Presbyterian missionary in Shandong province and founder of the first Christian college in China.


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―— Assault on the Nine, 1988.

―— It is not Death to Die, 1989.

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