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The true meaning of the Lord of Heaven (Tien-chu shih-i). [Tianzhu shiyi 天主實義. English & Chinese]
AuthorRicci, Matteo 利瑪竇, 1552-1610
Malatesta, Edward 馬愛德
Lancashire, Douglas
Hu Kuo-chen 胡國楨
Pub. LocationSt. LouisPublisherInstitute of Jesuit Sources
Date1985Phys. Desc.xiv, 485 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
LocationDigital Archives, and Hallway CasesCall NumberBV3427.R46 T5313 1985
[By Matteo Ricci] ; Translated with introduction and notes by D. Lancashire and P. Hu Kuo-chen 胡國楨.
Chinese-English edition edited by Edward Malatesta.
Also published: Taipei : Institut Ricci (physical state differs, xviii, 481, [71] p.)
Taipei ed. includes Ricci's Latin summary and Chinese appendix with related articles excerpted from Shenxue lunji 神學論集.
Chinese and English on opposite pages, with summary in Latin.
"Matteo Ricci (1552-1610) pioneered the modern cultural and religious encounter between China and Europe. The present volume allows us to read for the first time in English a translation of Ricci’s most famous work of Christian apologetics."
See citation for Tianzhu shiyi
Bibliography: p. 473-482.
Includes index.
Dig.pdf. local access [Ricci-TrueMeaning.pdf]
Catholic Church--China--Catechisms--16th century
Natural theology--China
Catholic Church--China--Sources
Jesuits--China--16th century--Sources
Ricci, Matteo 利瑪竇, 1552-1610. Tianzhu shiyi 天主實義--Editions
Ricci, Matteo 利瑪竇, 1552-1610. Tianzhu shiyi 天主實義--Translations into English
Catholic Church--China--16th-17th centuries--Apologetic works--Sources
SeriesJesuit primary sources, in English translations ; no. 6
Variétés sinologiques ; nouvelle sér., no. 72
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish-Chinese
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryEditionBilingual ed.Rec. #1