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Confronting Confucian understandings of the Christian doctrine of salvation : a systematic theological analysis of the basic problems in the Confucian-Christian dialogue
AuthorHuang, Paulos Zhanzhu 黃占竹
Pub. LocationLeidenPublisherBrill
Date2009Phys. Desc.pdf [xi, 319 pages]
LocationDigital ArchivesCall NumberBR128.C43 H825 2009d
Confronting Confucian understandings of the Christian doctrine of salvation : a systematic theological analysis of the basic problems in the Confucian-Christian dialogue / by Paulos Huang.
"This book is a further enhancement of the studies published in my dissertation"--Preface.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-319).

Introduction. Aim ; Sources ; Method ; Previous research ; Motivation ; Structure and notational convention -- The preconditions for the dialogue. The legacy of Matteo Ricci for the Confucian-Christian dialogue ; Confucianism ; The Confucians who have mostly commented on the Christian doctrine of salvation ; The Christian concept of God in Chinese terms -- Confucian ideas of the Saviour in Christianity : the assimilation of God to the Chinese concepts of shangdi and tian. The neo-Confucian ideas of the assimilation; Cultural nationalist Confucian ideas of the assimilation; Modern Confucian ideas of the assimilation -- Confucian ideas of the object of salvation in Christianity : created humanity and its status. Human beings as part of creation; The status of human beings -- Confucian ideas of the means of salvation in Christianity. The existence of transcendence in Confucianism; The transcendece of the Christian God and that of the Chinese heaven; The superiority of the internal transcendence to the external transcendence -- Basic problems in the Confucian-Christian dialogue. The hidden differences between Confucian and Christian ways of thinking; Four obstacles in the Confucian-Christian dialogue; Affirmative elements in the Confucian-Christian dialogue.

Available online via USF Gleeson Library.
Local access dig.pdf. [Huang-Confronting Confucian Christian 2009.pdf]
See also Huang's 2006 work based on his dissertation.

Subject(s)Christianity and other religions--Confucianism
Confucianism--Relations--Christianity
Confucian-Christian dialogue
Salvation--Christianity--Chinese interpretations
Shangdi 上帝 (Chinese deity)
Tian 天 (religious concept)
Jesuits--China--16th-18th centuries--Views on Confucianism
Ricci, Matteo 利瑪竇, 1552-1610--Views on Confucianism
SeriesStudies in systematic theology (Leiden, Netherlands) ; v. 3
Rec. TypeDigital Book (PDF)LanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #19570
ISBN9789047430704 ; 9047430700OCLC607555106