G. Wright Doyle received a B.A. in Latin from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1966; a B.D. (M. Div.) from the Virginia Theological Seminary in 1969; and a PhD. in Classics from the University of North Carolina in 1975, with a dissertation on St. Augustine. He studied Mandarin Chinese at the Taipei Language Institute in Taiwan (1976–1978, 1980–1981). From 1980 to 1988, he taught Greek and New Testament at China Evangelical Seminary, Taipei. From 1989 to 2015, the Doyles lived in Charlottesville, Virginia, where they reached out to Chinese Christians. In 2015, They moved to Texas.
Wright now focuses on writing, encouraging and coaching people in the U.S., England, Taiwan, and China through telephone, Skype, and email. He continues to travel to Asia almost annually.
Wright is the author of Reaching Chinese Worldwide and Christ the King. He is the co-author of China: Ancient Culture, Modern Society; English editor of the Biographical Dictionary of Chinese Christianity (bdcconline.net); editor of Builders of the Chinese Church, co-editor and translator of Wise Man from the East: Lit-sen Chang; coeditor (with Dr. Carol Lee Hamrin) of the Wipf & Stock series, Studies in Chinese Christianity; and principal contributor to globalchinacenter.org and chinainst.org. He supervised the translation of Gingrich and Danker’s Greek-English Lexicon into Chinese, and prepared an abridgment of the Chinese edition of Carl Henry’s God, Revelation, and Authority. Wright has also written Christianity in America: Triumph and Tragedy; Jesus:The Complete Man; and The Lord’s Healing Words. Seven of his books have been translated and published in Chinese.