Hong Xiuquan - leader of the Taiping Rebellion (image from wikipedia)
John W. Witek, 'Catholic missions and the Chinese reaction to Christianity, 1644-1800' in Wills, ed., China and Maritime Europe, 1500-1800 : trade, settlement, diplomacy, and missions. Cambridge, 2011. See here.
Lionel Jensen, 'China and the confluence of Cultures: Overcoming the East-West Mind-Set', in Clark, Beating Devils and Burning their Books (2010)
Lian Xi, 'The Search for Chinese Christianity in the Republican Period (1912-1949)' Modern Asian Studies , Vol. 38, No. 4 (Oct., 2004), pp. 851-89. On J-stor.
- Jonathan Spence, God's Chinese Son: the Taiping Heavenly Kingdom of Hong Xiuquan (1996). See here.
- Robert Weller, Resistance, chaos, and control in China : Taiping rebels, Taiwanese ghosts, and Tiananmen (Seattle, 1994). See here.