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Sung, John
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(1901, Putian, Fujian Province, China – Aug 18, 1944, Peking, China), obtained a doctorate in chemistry from Ohio State University and studied at Union Theological Seminary in New York. He then returned to China and started serving the Methodist Church in Putian in 1927. Since 1931, he began evangelistic campaigns in China, preaching from Shandong, Shanghai Guangzhou, Fuzhou and throughout China. From 1934, he extended his work in Southeast Asia, healing the sick by the laying-on of hands and prayers.


Works include: My Testimony, trans.…

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Tze Ming Ng, Peter, “Sung, John”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 29 June 2022 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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