Ying Fuk Tsang received his B.A. (History, 1987), M.Phil. (Chinese Church History, 1989) and Ph.D. (Chinese Church History, 1995) from CUHK. Before joining the Divinity School of Chung Chi College (Pommerenke Lectureship in Christianity and Chinese Culture) in 2004, he taught at Hong Kong Alliance Bible Seminary (1993-2004). Now he is the Director of the Christian Study Centre on Chinese Religion and Culture and Director of Centre for Christian Studies, CUHK. He was a recipient of the Vice-Chancellor’s Exemplary Teaching Award (2010-11).
His research focuses on church-state relations in China, the history of Protestant Christianity in China and Hong Kong, and contemporary Chinese Protestantism. His major publications on state-church relation include “The Politics of Cross Demolition: A Religio-Political Analysis of the ‘Three Rectifications and One Demolition’ Campaign in Zhejiang Province” (2018); “The CPC Policy on Protestant Christianity, 1949-1957: An Overview and Assessment” (2014), “Mutual Adaptation to Socialism: Three-Self Patriotic Movement and Church-state Relations” (2008); “New Wine in Old Wineskins: An Appraisal of Religious Legislation in China and the Regulations on Religious Affairs of 2005” (2006). His major publications on Chinese Christianity include Christianity’s Failure in China? Essays on the History of Chinese Communist Movement and Christianity (revised edition, 2012); The Last Confession of Wang Mingdao (2012, in Chinese) and “The Regional Development of Protestant Christianity in China: 1918, 1949 and 2004” (2009). He also published Wandering in Hong Kong: Church and Society from Post-War to Post-1997 (2018, in Chinese) and Between This and the Other World: History of HK Christian Cemeteries (2012, in Chinese) .