Review of Culture, No. 21 (The Jesuits 1594-1994: Macau and China, East Meets West)


Title: Review of Culture, No. 21 (The Jesuits 1594-1994: Macau and China, East Meets West)

Author: Luis Sa Cunha (editor)

Description: Glossy wraps. Covers rubbed; light wear at head of spine; rear cover has a bottom corner crease. Previous owner's name on table of contents page, else pages are clean. 285 pp. 11 x 8.25 inches. English language edition. This issue is dedicated to the Society of Jesus, the Jesuits, and covers a variety of cultural and historical aspects of their work and encounters in China and Macau.

Contents: Macao: the First Western University in the Far East; Macao and the Art of the Society of Jesus in China; Alessandro Valignano, Fan Li-an (1539-1606): Strategist of the Jesuit Mission in China; The Precursors of Ricci; Heaven and Hell in the Seventeenth Century Exchange between China and the West; Why did They Become Christians? Yang Tingjun, Li Jizao and Xu Guangqi; The First Great Cultural Encounter Between China and Europe (ca1582-ca1793); The "Cross-Cultural Communication" Approach of the Early Jesuit Missionaries in China; Jesuit Cartography: A Western Interpretation of China; Macao: A Bridge for Cultural Exchange Between China and the West in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries; Macao: An Historical Imagination in Perspective; Fredinand Verbiest, S.J. (1623-1688) and the Astronomical Bureau in Beijing; Sources and Interpretations of Chapters One to Four in Ferdinand Verbiest's Xin Zhi Lingtai, Yixiang Zhi (Discourse on the Newly Built Astronomical Instruments in the Observatory, Beijing, 1674); Jesuits Going East: The Experiences of Fathers Dominique le Jeunehomme, Agostinho Tudeschini and Tranquillo Grassetti en Route to the China Mission in the Early Seventeenth Century; Louis Fan Shouyi and Macao; The Tomb of a Jesuit Imperial Ambassador.

Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good

Publisher: Instituto Cultural de Macau
Place: Macau
Year: 1994

Language: English

Keywords: Jesuit, Jesuits, Society of Jesus, Roman Catholic, China, Macau, Christianity, missionaries, history, religion, astronomy,

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