Mather, Richard B. Books

Richard B. Mather is a professor at the University of Minnesota.

William Arnot Mather, American Missionary to China and Richard Burroughs Mather, Professor of Chinese: The Biography and Autobiography of a Father and Son
2010 0-7734-1314-6
This double biography presents the multi-generational and cross-cultural impact of the missionary William Arnot Mather. William Mather who developed an ingenious system of transcribing the Scriptures into Chinese phonetic script spent his last years completing his phonetic Bible dictionary. Richard Mather expressed his own profound respect for China and commitment to promoting language and cultural literacy by pursuing another kind of missionary work: pioneering Chinese studies at the University of Minnesota. For nearly four decades, Richard made generations of grateful students “China