Title

“One of the Great Moments of the History of the Church”: The Construction of the First Chapel in the Chinese Realm

Keywords

Religious buildings, Oral history, Mormon history, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Christian history, Churches, Libraries, Building construction, Prisons

Abstract

While modern church facilities are constructed with relative ease, this first chapel in Taiwan was made possible only after intense effort and sacrifice on the part of both members and missionaries. The purpose of this paper is to chronicle their work in identifying the land and constructing the first LDS church building in the Chinese realm.

Original Publication Citation

John Hilton III. “‘One of the Great Moments of the History of the Church’: The Construction of the First Chapel in the Chinese Realm.” Journal of Mormon History, 42(3), pp. 211-234 (2016).

Document Type

Peer-Reviewed Article

Publication Date

2016-7

Publisher

JSTOR

Language

English

College

Religious Education

Department

Ancient Scripture

University Standing at Time of Publication

Associate Professor

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