Skip to main content
    • Aa
    • Aa
  • Get access
    Check if you have access via personal or institutional login
  • Cited by 2
  • Cited by
    This article has been cited by the following publications. This list is generated based on data provided by CrossRef.

    King, Matthew W. and Klassen, Pamela E. 2015. Suppressing the Mad Elephant: Missionaries, Lamas, and the Mediation of Sacred Historiographies in the Tibetan Borderlands. History and Anthropology, Vol. 26, Issue. 5, p. 529.

    2009. The Divine Word Missionaries in Gansu, Qinghai and Xinjiang, 1922–1953: A Bibliographic Note – ERRATUM. Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, Vol. 19, Issue. 03, p. 413.

  • Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain & Ireland, Volume 19, Issue 1
  • January 2009, pp. 59-82

The Divine Word Missionaries in Gansu, Qinghai and Xinjiang, 1922–1953: A Bibliographic Note*

  • DOI:
  • Published online: 01 January 2009

Between 1922 and 1953, the German-Dutch Catholic Congregation Societas Verbi Divini, SVD, also known as the Divine Word Missionaries or Steyl Missionaries, sent approximately 90 missionaries to Northwest China. During these three decades, the Divine Word Missionaries established some 30 missionary stations (plus about 100 out-stations) in Gansu, Qinghai and Xinjiang.

Linked references
Hide All

This list contains references from the content that can be linked to their source. For a full set of references and notes please see the PDF or HTML where available.

M. Hermanns [SVD], ‘Überlieferungen der Tibeter. Nach einem Manuskript aus dem Anfang des 13. Jahrhunderts n. Chr.’, Monumenta Serica 13 (1948), pp. 161208.

M. Hermanns [SVD], ‘The Status of Women in Tibet’, Anthropological Quarterly 26 (1953), pp. 6778.

Recommend this journal

Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this journal to your organisation's collection.

Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society
  • ISSN: 1356-1863
  • EISSN: 1474-0591
  • URL: /core/journals/journal-of-the-royal-asiatic-society
Please enter your name
Please enter a valid email address
Who would you like to send this to? *