|Christianity and cultures : Japan & China in comparison, 1543-1644 / edited by M. Antoni J. Üçerler, S.J.|
"Published in collaboration with the University of San Francisco, Ricci Institute for Chinese-Western Cultural History, [&] Macau Ricci Institute" -- verso t.p.
Papers presented at an international symposium held in Macau, Nov. 30-Dec. 2, 2006. Originally presented in English, Japanese, and Chinese.
Includes bibliography (p.-375) and index.
Introduction: Christianity and cultures: Japan & China in comparison, 1543-1644 / M. Antoni J. Üçerler, S.J.
I. Christian missionaries and their encounter with Japan & China: 1. The Jesuit encounter with Buddhism in Ming China / Ronnie Po-Chia Hsia. 2. From Dainichi to Deus. The early missionaries’ discovery and understanding of Buddhism / Kishino Hisashi. Responses & Reflections / Nicolas Standaert, S.J.
II. The challenges of religious translation: creating a native East Asian Christian literature. 3. The archaeology of dreams: the Shengmengge, its translation and its transformation / Li Sher-shiueh. 4. The Japanese translations of the Jesuit mission press / William Farge, S.J. Responses & reflections / Thierry Meynard, S.J.
III. Living the new faith I: Christian liturgy & rituals: 5. The adaptation of the Christian liturgy & sacraments to Japanese culture during the Christian era in Japan / Ignatia Kataoka Rumiko. 6. A Solution to the Rites Controversy proposed by Antonio Rubino, S.J. / Asami Masakazu. Responses & reflections / Eugenio Menegon.
IV. Japanese and Chinese Christians: native faith communities & organizations: 7. Communities, Christendom, and the unified regime in early modern Japan / Kawamura Shinzō, S.J. 8. Trade, literati, and mission: the Catholic social network in late Ming southern Fujian / Zhang Xianqing. Responses & reflections / Gail King.
V. Living the new faith II: Christian art & its various expressions: 9. Artistic exchanges between Macau and Japan in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries / Mo Xiaoye. 10. The iconography of the Virgin Mary in Japan & its transformation: Chinese Buddhist sculpture & Maria Kannon / Wakakuwa Midori. Responses & reflections / Thomas M. Lucas, S.J.
VI. The politics of the encounter: Japanese and Christian attitudes towards Christianity & Christians: 11. The Edo Shogunate’s view of Christianity in the seventeenth century / Yamamoto Hirofumi. 12. Europaeology? On the difficulty of assembling a knowledge of Europe in China / Timothy Brook. Responses & reflections / Qi Yinping.
VII. Macau at the crossroads of Europe and East Asia: 13. The Japanese students in the College of Macau (1594-1606) / João Paulo Oliveira e Costa. Responses & reflections / Patrick Provost-Smith.
Christianity and cultures: Japan & China in comparison, 1543-1644. Reflections on a significant theme / John W. Witek, S.J.