Greet the Rising Sun

Author: Zhao Zichen

See also Tzu-Chen Chao. Zhao Zichen (Chao Tzu-chen) 1888-1979, born in Deqing, Zhejiang (Chekiang), China in 1888. He had a solid classical Chinese education. Although he came from a Buddhist family, he attended a missionary middle school where he was introduced to the Christian faith and joined the church, although he was not baptized until 1908. Then he studied at Suzhou (Soochow) University, a missionary institution, graduating in 1911. A few years later, he went to the United States where, in the years 1914-17, he received M.A. and B.D. degrees from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. In 1917, he returned to the Methodist Dongwu University in Suzhou and taught there for six years. In 1926 he moved to Yenching University in… Go to person page >

Translator: Stephen P. Starke

Stephen P. Starke authored sts. 2-4 of "Hark, the Voice of Jesus Calling" in Lutheran Service Book #827 Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Greet the rising sun
Title: Greet the Rising Sun
Author: Zhao Zichen
Translator: Stephen P. Starke
Language: English
Copyright: © 1997 Stephen P. Starke, admin. Concordia Publishing House



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