Lydia GERBER

William Alexander Parsons Martin, an American Presbyterian missionary at the turn of the twentieth century, lived in China for sixty-six years.

William Alexander Parsons Martin was a Presbyterian missionary and a pioneer in modern Chinese state education. Through his translations and his work as an educator, Martin contributed to China’s growing global engagement during the late nineteenth century.

William Alexander Parsons Martin was born in Livonia, Indiana, into a family with strong ties to the missionary movement.

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By |2014-12-16T16:53:47-05:00January 23rd, 2012|Berkshire Encyclopedia of China, Biography, Values and Worldview|Comments Off on MARTIN, William Alexander Parsons (Dīng Wéiliáng 丁韪良)|Dīng Wéiliáng 丁韪良 (MARTIN, William Alexander Parsons)

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