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In journeyings often : Franciscan pioneers in the Orient
AuthorHabig, Marion Alphonse, 1901-1984
Pub. LocationNew YorkPublisherFranciscan Institute
Date1953Phys. Desc.319 p. ; 22 cm
LocationAdmin. OfficeCall NumberBV2280.H2 1953
In journeyings often : Franciscan pioneers in the Orient / by Marion A. Habig.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 321-326) and index.

The great Khan of the Mongols -- The Columbus of Asia -- The journey of Father John -- Roger Bacon's informant -- Kublai Khan's request for missionaries -- The first missionary in Cathay -- Apostle of the Far East -- Patriarch of the entire Orient -- World missionary and traveler -- Friar Odoric's voyage to Cathay -- Friar Odoric's sojourn in Cathay -- Friar Odoric's return to Europe -- The martyrs of Thana -- The protomartyrs of China -- The papal legate for Cathay -- Decline of the early missions in China -- The golden horde -- The Ilkhanate of Persia -- Martyrs of the Mongol empire -- The pearl of the missions -- India and Ceylon -- Farther India -- Indonesia and Australasia -- The Philippine Islands -- The Japanese islands -- China in the modern era -- China's first native bishop -- Blessed martyrs of China -- A mission of martyrs -- American pioneers in the Orient.

Subject(s)Franciscans--Missions
Franciscans--Missions--Asia
Secular Franciscan Order. Regula Ordinis Franciscani Saecularis--Missions
Catholic Church--Missions--Asia--History
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute [AEC]Rec. #19077
LCCN53000149OCLC3100044