ChinaSource Quarterlies

China’s Minorities

Vol. 2, No. 1

Articles in this Issue


Charting the Future of China’s Ethnic Minorities

The editor's point of view.

Lead Article

The Hidden China

An overview of the ethnic minorities of China and the background of how they have been categorized by the Chinese government.

Supporting Article

China’s Christian County

The Lisu of Fugong

The story of a Christian county in rural Yunnan.

Supporting Article

Matters of the Heart . . . and the Nation

A Visit to the Big Flowery Miao

Daniel Wright spent two years in Guizhou, China on a fellowship that allowed him to study the people and societies of inland China. As he spoke with people, they expressed to him, in a variety of ways, the crisis of faith that has come with the erosion of belief in communism. The following is the account of his visit to Shimenkan, a township of the Big Flowery Miao. 

View From the Wall

Waves of History

Thoughts on China’s Ethnic Minority Issue

What is meant by ethnic unity and why is it so important to China?

Peoples of China

God’s Love for the Minorities of China

As we consider the fact that the minorities of China constitute less than 7% of the population of that huge nation, we might be tempted to dismiss them as less important than the nearly 1.2 billion Han Chinese.  However, that would not reflect the heart of God.  The Bible makes it clear that God’s love […]

Book Reviews

The Untold Story

The Liberating Gospel in China, The Christian Faith among China’s Minority Peoples. by Ralph R. Covell.

A review by Jim Ziervogel

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Brent Fulton

Brent Fulton is the founder of ChinaSource. Dr. Fulton served as the first president of ChinaSource until 2019. Prior to his service with ChinaSource, he served from 1995 to 2000 as the managing director of the Institute for Chinese Studies at Wheaton College. From 1987 to 1995 he served as founding …View Full Bio