Stuart Vogel

Stuart Vogel completed a PhD in Auckland in translation studies, focusing on the translation of the Bible into Southern Min. He has written an article on the role of native assistants in the Union and Southern Min Versions in the Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society and published an article in the book The Mandarin Chinese Version: A Classic Chinese Biblical Translation and in Christian Muslim Relations: A Bibliographical History. His book Rich Treasure in Alien Soil—Chinese, Churches, and Poll Tax in Aotearoa-New Zealand will be published in 2022. He has lived in Taiwan and is part-time minister of the Auckland Taiwanese Presbyterian Church.

Lead Article

An Overview of the History of Chinese Christian Communities in New Zealand

Vogel describes the history of Christian mission and ministry among the Chinese in New Zealand. He tells us what has been accomplished in the past, what the present situation is, and new areas of challenge that have emerged.