Revd Prof. Dr. Philip L. Wickeri
Philip Wickeri is Advisor to the Archbishop on Theological and Historical Studies, the Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui (Anglican-Episcopal), and Provincial Archivist for the HKSKH. He is the professor of Charles Sturt University-Ming Hua Theological College and is Adjunct Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies at the Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, California (USA), and Visiting Professor in the Department of History, Shanghai University, China. From 1985 to 1998, Wickeri served as the Overseas Co-ordinator for the China-based Amity Foundation, and in 1991 was ordained to the priesthood by Bishop K. H. Ting in Nanjing. Wickeri has taught and lectured widely in Asia, Africa, North America and Europe.
Wickeri is interested in the study of the history of Christianity in East Asia and in intercultural theology. His most recent book co-authored with Ruiwen Chen is Thy Kingdom Come: A Photographic History of Anglicanism in Hong Kong, Macau and Mainland China. English and Chinese. (Hong Kong University Press, 2020). He has also edited Christian Encounters with Chinese Culture: Essays on Anglican and Episcopal History in China (Hong Kong University Press, 2015) and he is the author of the award-winning Reconstructing Christianity in China: K. H. Ting and the Chinese Church (Orbis Books, 2007). He is also co-editor of Chinese Religious Life: Culture, Society and Politics (Oxford University Press, 2011). He is the co-author of the parish history of St. Mary’s (Anglican) Church in Hong Kong. He has written more than one hundred essays, in Chinese and in English, and has edited ten books and conference volumes.
Dr. Wickeri is a graduate of Colgate University (A.B.) and Princeton Theological Seminary (M.Div., Ph.D.). He was granted an honorary doctorate from the Church Divinity School of the Pacific.