|Shengjiao jianyao 聖教簡要. [Jap-Sin I, 87]|
|JapSin I, 87|
Shengjiao jianyao 聖教簡要.
By Li Leisi 李類思 (Lodovico Buglio, 1606–1682).
One juan. Chinese bamboo paper in one volume. No date or place of publication.
The cover bears the title with a Latin inscription: “Christianae legis mysteria praecipua necessaria, a p. Lud. Buglio, S.J.”The text consists of eight folios. The title of the book and the author’s name are given on the first folio. Each half folio contains eight columns. There are twenty characters in the first column of every paragraph and nineteen in the rest of the paragraph. The upper middle of each folio bears the title with the number of the folio marked below.
This book is a synopsis of the Catholic catechism. A statement at the end reads: “The above is only a synopsis. There are innumerable books on the doctrine of the Catholic Church; for an essential explanation we refer our readers to the Tianzhu shiyi [cf. Jap-Sin I, 53 B], the Chaoxingxue yao 超性學要 [the Summa Theologiae, cf. Jap-Sin II, 3–9] and the Shengjiao yuanqi 聖教緣起 [cf. Jap-Sin II, 36: Zhujiao yuanqi], etc.”
Cf. Pfister, p. 241; Courant 6922–6925; Couplet, p. 16; JWC 2:81–87.
Source: Albert Chan, S.J., Chinese Books and Documents in the Jesuit Archives in Rome, p. 138.
"Summary of the Christian doctrine for non-Christians". Full bibliographic citation see: Ad Dudink & Nicolas Standaert, Chinese Christian Texts Database (CCT-Database).