The Divine Word Missionaries in Gansu, Qinghai and Xinjiang, 1922–1953: A Bibliographic Note*

  title={The Divine Word Missionaries in Gansu, Qinghai and Xinjiang, 1922–1953: A Bibliographic Note*},
  author={Bianca Horlemann},
  journal={Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society},
  pages={59 - 82}
  • Bianca Horlemann
  • Published 9 December 2008
  • History
  • Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society
Between 1922 and 1953, the German-Dutch Catholic Congregation Societas Verbi Divini, SVD, also known as the Divine Word Missionaries or Steyl Missionaries, sent approximately 90 missionaries to Northwest China. During these three decades, the Divine Word Missionaries established some 30 missionary stations (plus about 100 out-stations) in Gansu, Qinghai and Xinjiang. 
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