Remember William Edward Soothill

Recently a book came out, entitled 《寻找 苏慧廉William Edward Soothill was a missionary in China, stayed for 46 years. 

At first, he was staying in Wen Zhou, learned the dialect, and wrote some valuable books. Later he went to a north city called Tai Yuan. There, he served as the president of Shanxi University. 

It was very impressive to read about him. Among all the famous names, William was unknown for decades. The author did a great job in bringing him back in our sight. 

(To be continued)

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