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East meets West : the Jesuits in China, 1582-1773
AuthorRonan, Charles E.
Oh, Bonnie B.C.
Pub. LocationChicagoPublisherLoyola University Press
Date1988Phys. Desc.xxxiii, 332 p.: ill., maps; 24 cm.
LocationHallway CasesCall NumberBV3417.E27 1988
Edited by Charles E. Ronan and Bonnie B.C. Oh.
Cover device on verso of half-title page: 東西交流 : 耶穌會士在中國, 西紀一五八二年 -- 一七七三年.
Papers read at a symposium sponsored by Loyola University, Chicago, Oct. 1982.
Includes glossary of Chinese terms, bibliography (pp. [283]-309) and index (pp. [313]-332).

Contents: Matteo Ricci and the ascent to Peking / Jonathan Spence -- The precursors of Ricci / Joseph Sebes -- Understanding the Chinese: a comparison of Matteo Ricci and the French Jesuit mathematicians sent by Louis XIV / John Witek -- Chinese art and the Jesuits in Peking / Harrie Vanderstappen -- Why did they become Christians? Yang Tingyun, Li Zhizao and Xu Guangqi / Willard J. Peterson -- Late Ming society and the Jesuit missionaries / Albert Chan -- A serious matter of life and death: learned conversations in Fuzhou in 1627 / Bernard Hung-kay Luk -- A Western interpretation of China: Jesuit cartography / Theodore N. Foss -- The seventeenth century Jesuit translation project of the Confucian Four Books / David E. Mungello.

Subject(s)Jesuits--Missions--China--History--Congresses
China--Church history--Congresses
Jesuits--China--History--Late Ming-Early Qing dynasties, 1550-1800
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #131
ISBN0829405720LCCN87-2704OCLC15317925