Hsin I (Chinese faith, righteousness) is the name that was used by many Luth. chs. in China. The Missouri* Syn. and some others transliterated Lutheran with Lu-deh and used that name. Hsin I Hui was the Chinese name for the United Lutheran Church in China (the ULC in Am. was one body connected with it). Hsin I Hui was organized 1920 by (1) Bd. of For. Missions of the ULC; (2) Augustana Syn. Mission; (3) Bd. of For. Missions of the Norw. Luth. Ch. of Am.; (4) Berliner Missionsgesellsehaft; (5) Dan. Luth. Mission; (6) Fin. Mission; (7) Norw. Missionary Soc.; (8) Schleswig-Holsteinische Ev.-Luth. Missionsgesellschaft zu Breklum; (9) Ch. of Swed. Mission; (10) Ostasien-Mission, Allgemeiner Evangelisch-Protestantischer Missionsverein (Weimar Mission), Berlin. 13 were US-based. See also China.
M. Zschiegner, Revival Movement of the Hsin I Church, CTM, VI, 3 (March 1935), 184192.
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