Daryl R. Ireland

Daryl R. Ireland is a Research Assistant Professor of Mission at Boston University and the Associate Director of the Center for Global Christianity and Mission. He led a team of researchers in collecting, digitizing, transcribing, translating, and tagging hundreds of Chinese Christian posters which are now available online at ccposters.com. What he writes in this article is part of a larger work that will be published by Baylor University Press, tentatively titled: Visualizing Salvation: Chinese Christian Propaganda Posters.

Supporting Article

Spreading the Gospel with Christian Propaganda Posters

The author brings to our attention Christian propaganda posters, intentionally used in China between 1927 and 1951, aimed at toppling China’s ideological systems. They provide a view of what Chinese Christians believed about their faith, and how they believed Christ could transform China.