|Religion and culture : past approaches, present globalisation, future challenges|
|International Symposium organised by the Macau Ricci Institute and the Instituto do Oriente (Lisbon), Macau, November 28th-29th 2002.|
"This second volume of the MRI Studies series publishes the proceedings of the Symposium, the main theme of which was chosen to celebrate the 450th anniversary of the death, on 上川 Shangchuan Island, off the coast of 廣東 Guangdong Province, of Saint Francis Xavier (1506-1552)"--Foreward, p. 7.
Includes bibliographical footnotes and index.
Foreword / Yves Camus -- Welcome Address / D. Domingos Lam -- Keynote Presentation: Charles R. Boxer, Macau, and the Jesuits / Dauril Alden.
I. The European Renaissance Mind in the Encounter with Asia
Decoding the European Renaissance Mind: The Jesuit Missionaries' View of Cultural Encounter in Asia / Philippe Lécrivain -- Reading Indian Pluralism: A Paradigm for Multi-cultural / Religious Development Délio de Mendonça ; Discussion, Glenn Timmermans.
Maritime Southeast Asia in the World: Map of Ferdinand Verbiest and its Korean Version / Roderich Ptak -- The Korean World Map in St. Ottilien: A Note on Verbiest's Cartographical Work / Soon Mi Hong-Schunka -- Christianity's Dual Meaning in the Modernisation of China: In Commemoration of the 450th Anniversary of the Death of St. Francis Xavier / You Xilin -– Discussion, César Guillén-Nuñez.
Missionaries and Globalisation of Culture: An Indian Experience / Jose Kalapura --
The Malaccan Portuguese Community and its Relevance to the Macanese in Contemporary Macau / Barney Koo -- A Multi-cultural Case of Macau: The Thesis of "Maximisation of Difference" in a Globalised World / Chan Chi-hou -- World Religions and Asian Culture: The Singapore Experience / Jean Charbonnier -– Discussion, Choong Cheepang. -- The Building of the Cathedral of Canton: Political, Cultural and Religious Clashes / Jean-Paul Wiest -– Discussion, Dominique Tyl.
III. Religious traditions in Modern China (1)
Islam's Adaptation in China: Present Realities / Elisabeth Allès - Chinese Buddhism Revival and Inter-religious Dialogue / Christian Cochini -- What to Preach? Christian Witness in China, with Reference to the Party's Policy of Mutual Accommodation / Kung Lap Yan – Discussion, Thomas Michel. -- The Body at the Junction of Religion and Scientism: Modernisation of Meditative Traditions in Contemporary China / David Palmer --
Daoist Traditions in Modern China: Observations and Reflections / Pierre-Henry de Bruyn -– Discussion, Michael Saso.
IV. Religious traditions in Modern China (2)
Chinese Religious Women in the Modernisation Era: Problems and Contributions / Beatrice Leung Kit Fun -- Rooting the Christian Church in Chinese Soil: Christian Universities Settle Down in China / Zhang Kaiyuan -- Discussion, Yu Sanle - From Tradition to Modernity: Chinese Intellectuals and Western Missions / Liu Ping -- Raising Civic Morality Among Chinese Citizens in the New Century. The Role of Christian Values / Wang Xiaochao -- Discussion, Gianni Criveller.