|Tian Di kao 天帝考. Di Tian kao 帝天考. [BAV Rac. Gen. Or. III-248 (10)]|
|Author||Yan Mo 嚴謨, b.1640?|
|Pub. Location||Taibei 臺北||Publisher||Taiwan xuesheng shuju 臺灣學生書局|
|Date||1966||Phys. Desc.||PDF [v.1, p. 49-92]|
|Location||Digital Archives||Call Number||BX880.T56152 1966dig.|
|Tian Di kao 天帝考/ (Ming) Yan Mo zhu 明)嚴謨著.|
"In connection with the Rites Controversy towards the end of the seventeenth century, several Chinese literati wrote important essays explaining the issues from a Chinese perspective .... Yan Mo (baptised as Paul, suigong 1709) wrote ... Di Tian kao 帝天考 (Investigation of Lord and Heaven), a discussion of the usage of Tianzhu 天主(Lord of Heaven) with the terms Tian 天 and Shangdi 上帝 as found in the classics such as the Shujing 書經 and Shijing 詩經, as well as the works of Confucius and Mencius.-- Cf. Standaert, Handbook of Christianity in China, vol. 1, p. 434.
Full bio-bibliographical note: Ad Dudink & Nicolas Standaert, Chinese Christian Texts Database (CCT-Database).