|Shengti yaoli 聖體要理. [Jap-Sin I, 78]|
|See 法國國家圖書館明清天主教文獻. Chinese Christian texts from the National Library of France (BX1665.A24 B526 2009, v.18.--118). Giulio Aleni 艾儒略. Shengti yaoli 聖體要理 / Shengti daowen 聖體禱文 .|
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JapSin I, 78
Shengti yaoli 聖體要理.
By Ai Rulüe 艾儒略 (Giulio Aleni).
Two juan. Chinese bamboo paper in one volume. Published in 1644 (Chongzhen jiashen 甲申) by the Catholic church of Fuzhou (Fujian).
The cover bears the title in Chinese and a Latin inscription: “Compendiale sacramenti Eucharistiae ac S. Communionis explicatio, a.p. Julio Aleni, S.J.”The center of the title page bears the title with the author’s name on the right and the place of publication on the left. The verso of this folio bears the name of the author and those of the censors: Qu Ximan 瞿西滿 (Simão da Cunha, zi 弗溢, 1589–1660), Fu Fanji 傅汎際 (Francisco Furtado), Nie Baiduo 聶伯多 (Pietro Canevari, zi 石宗, 1594–1675). Published by permission of the Vice-Provincial, Francisco Furtado, at the Catholic church of Fuzhou, 1644 (Chongzhen jiashen 甲申).
There is a table of contents in two folios. The main text of juan A consists of thirteen folios and juan B of fourteen folios. Each half folio consists of nine columns with twenty characters in each column. The upper middle of each folio bears the title with the number of the folio below. Juan A gives a general introduction on the sacrament of the Eucharist and juan B deals with the devotion to the blessed sacrament.
Cf. Courant 7284–7287; Pfister, p. 134, no. 15; Hsü 1949, p. 179.
Source: Albert Chan, S.J., Chinese Books and Documents in the Jesuit Archives in Rome, p. 129.