Former South Fukien Christian Bookstore (Min Nan Sheng Shu Gong Hui Sheng Jiao Shu Ju 闽南圣书工会圣教书局)

The Former Southern Fukien (Fujian) Christian Bookstore was founded in 1908 on Dadai Road on Kulangsu by Chinese and foreign believers of the Christian Missionary Society Bible Society.

The bookstore mainly sold Bibles published by the Protestant Episcopal Church in Shanghai, and also published books such as the Hymns of South Fukien in South Fujian dialect and the Alphabetic Dictionary of South Fujian Dialect. Some church members donated the land and funds to build a three-story house on Fujian Road as the new location of the Bookstore in 1932.

There are over 100 titles of books in South Fujian dialect, and all of the books published by the bookstore were sold not only on Kulangsu and in Xiamen but also throughout South Fujian and Southeast Asia.

The old bookstore is still open with its religious murals on the walls, now operating as a simple café and lunch stop serving typical local food.

Address:43 Fujian Road, Gulangyu Island, Siming District, Xiamen City, China

由海内外基督教传道会圣经协会的教众,于1908年在鼓浪屿上建立的闽南圣书工会圣教书局,主要贩售圣经和一些福建方言字典。这里有超过100种福建南方方言的书籍,这些书籍不单在鼓浪屿和厦门地区出售,同时也卖到其它福建南部城市和东南亚地区。目前,书店仍有营业,但店里部分区域已经改造成了一个简单的餐厅,提供一些当地的传统美食。

地址:厦门市思明区鼓浪屿福建路43号

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