Richard Cook

Richard Cook

Richard Cook is Associate Professor of Church History and Missions at Logos Evangelical Seminary in El Monte, California. He came to Logos in 2011. He served as a missionary and seminary professor in Taiwan for over ten years, and before coming to Logos he taught Missions, Missions History, and Chinese Church History at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Chicago (2003-2011). He has MDiv and ThM degrees from TEDS and a PhD in Modern Chinese History from the University of Iowa.

Richard and his wife Pei Fang live in Glendora, CA and they have three adult children.

Book Reviews

Encountering China

A Book Review

Cook reviews this recent volume about the first half of Timothy Richard’s career and evaluates the book’s content and approach.

Book Reviews

The Shaping of Christianity in China Today

A Book Review

Two book reviews provide Eastern (WANG Jun ) and Western (Richard Cook) perspectives on Surviving the State, Remaking the Church: A Sociological Portrait of Christians in Mainland China by Li Ma and Jin Li in which the responses to faith by Chinese Christians in mainland China since 1949 are explored through many interviews.