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Wang, Zai (Leland Wang)
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Zai Wang (Leland Wang, 1898–1975) was born to a non-Christian family in Fuzhou. He received education in Nanyang College in Shanghai and Chefoo Navel College. He became a naval officer after graduation.

Wang was led to Christ by his wife Pan Xiao Rong. They married in 1916 in a Protestant church. Wang started going to church with her on the first Sunday after their wedding. After studying the Bible, Wang came to Christ and was baptized by immersion in Xiamen in 1920. In 1921, Wang responded to the growing call into ministry; h…

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Hung, Shin Fung, “Wang, Zai (Leland Wang)”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online, Edited by: Michael Wilkinson, Connie Au, Jörg Haustein, Todd M. Johnson. Consulted online on 29 January 2023 <>
First published online: 2019
First print edition: 20201204

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