|Zhaoran gonglun 昭然公論 / Anon. (Catechist), Zhaoran gonglun 昭然公論 (Ash Wednesday 1846, Pamphlet against Mgr. de Besi and his Vicar General Daimu 代牧 Gotteland)|
115R ZKW 650 [c]
anon. (catechist), Zhaoran gonglun 昭然公論, Ash Wednesday 1846 (i.e. 30.l), printer: Yishi Pavilion 議事亭 (丙午仲秋); 1+19 ff. (6/20); Pamphlet against Mgr. de Besi and his Vicar General (Daimu 代牧), Claude Gotteland 南格祿, consisting of ten complaints (at the end a sequel is announced). It criticizes, among others, the measures taken by Mgr. de Besi in late 1845 to restrict the lay administration of the church (existing before 1842) and complains of the disrespect for and lack of knowledge of Chinese culture on the part of the missionaries, unlike those of former times, such as Ricci and Schall.
Note 73: Cf. J. de la Serviere, Histoire de la mission de Kiang-nan, tome I (Jusqu'à l'établissement d'un vicaire apostolique jesuite, 1840-1856), Shanghai 1914, pp. 91-93. This edition (115R) was printed in at least some 1,000 copies (present copy numbered 980, f.19b: 第九百八十號). -- Cf. Adrian Dudink, "The Zikawei Collection" (Sino-Western Cultural Relations Journal XVIII (1996)), p.29.
In volume 5 of: Xujiahui cangshulou Ming Qing Tianzhujiao wenxian 徐家匯藏書樓明清天主教文獻.
For complete contents see:
Standaert, Nicolas, Xujiahui cangshulou Ming Qing Tianzhujiao wenxian 徐家匯藏書樓明清天主教 文獻.
For a description of all 37 texts, see the catalog of the Fujen Zikawei collection in Sino-Western Cultural Relations Journal XVIII (1996), or see individual records.