4 Research Network

Adventism in China Research Network (AIC RNet)

Members of AIC RNet are independent researchers or scholars, from universities or higher educational institutions around the world, who are currently conducting research in the history of the Adventist movement in China and of Chinese people. If you are interested in joining this research network, please contact the AIC RNet Coordinator: Bruce Lo at lobw@uwec.edu.

Aims of AIC RNet

AIC RNet was formed to facilitate communication among research scholars and to encourage collaborative research in the area of Adventism in China.

Associate CCAH Archivists

We are looking for more individuals to join the Archivist Team to procure aural recordings of former or present church members, who are able to recount stories of our church from their recollection:

East China (华东): 上海 江苏 浙江 安徽 江西 - Huang Yibing, Kuang Yifang

Northern China (华北): 北京 天津 河北 山东 河南

Northeast China (东北): 黑龙江 吉林 辽宁 内蒙古(东部)

Northwest China (西北): 新疆 青海 甘肃 宁夏 内蒙古 (西部)- Hope Zhang?

Central China (华中): 四川 湖南 湖北 山西 陕西

Southern China (华南): 福建 广东 广西 云南 贵州 - 張捀善, Hong Singwen, Huang Yibing

Hongkong-Macao (港澳) & Taiwan (台湾) - Michael Mok

Types of RNet Members:

  • Research Members who are engaged in primary research, independently or collaboratively, in areas of interests to the AIC project.

  • Associate Members whose are assisting in the procurement of historical artifacts and records relating to the AIC project.

Collaborative Research Areas

Areas of potential research collaborations:

    • Comparison of the Seventh-day Adventist mission experience with other Protestant groups: Baptists, Methodist, China Inland Mission, Latter Day Saints, etc.

    • The governance and organizational structure of Seventh-day Adventist missions in China

    • The effectiveness of techniques and methods used by Seventh-day Adventist missions in China

    • Sinicizing and cultural adaptation of Seventh-day Adventist missions in China

    • Adventism in China after 1950

    • Reaching out to Chinese ethnic minorities by Seventh-day Adventist missions

    • Contributions of overseas Chinese Adventists

Current Members

Edward Allen, PhD

Union College, Nebraska, USA

edallen@ucollege.edu

Milton Hook, EdD

Avondale University, NSW, Australia

milton.hook@avondale.edu.au

Christie Chui-Shan Chow, PhD

Princeton Theological Seminary, NJ, USA

chui-shan.chow@alumn.ptsem.edu

Ruth Crocombe, MPhil

University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

ruthcrocombe@gmail.com

Kris Erskine, PhD

Southern Adventist University, TN, USA

kerskine@southern.edu

Huang Yibing, DMin

Taiwan Adventist College, Taiwan

hyb301@gmail.com

Joseph Tse-Hei Lee, PhD

Pace University, New York, USA

josephthlee2@gmail.com

Bruce W.N. Lo, PhD

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, WI, USA; University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia

lobw@uwec.edu

Karsten Wilke, Dipl. Theol.

Friedensau Adventist University, Germany

karstenwilke@hotmail.com

Lawrence Onsager, MSLS

Andrews University, Michigan, USA

lonsager@andrews.edu

Kim Yonghwan, PhD

Korean Seventh-day Adventist Language Institute, Korea

yhkim6707@gmail.com

Leendert Brouwer,

Peruvian Union University (Universidad Peruana Unión), Lima, Peru

lb2005m@gmail.com

John R. Jones, PhD

H.M.S. Richard Divinity School, La Sierra University, Riverside, CA, USA

jjones@lasierra.edu

Michael Campbell, PhD

Southwest Adventist University, Keene, TX, USA

mcampbell@swau.edu

Kuang, Yifang

Chinese Adventist Seminary, Hongkong, China

jed.kuang@chineseas.org