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Measuring Catholic Faith in Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century Northeast China

Ji Li

in In God’s Empire: French Missionaries and the Modern World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195396447
eISBN:
9780199979318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396447.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Religion, World Modern History

This chapter explores how missionaries, starting in the mid-nineteenth century, developed a method for assessing the degree of faith of Christians in communities in Manchuria. Far from being a ... More


A Jesuit in the Forbidden City: Matteo Ricci 1552-1610

R. Po-chia Hsia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199592258
eISBN:
9780191595622
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592258.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History, History of Religion

A 16th century Italian Jesuit, Matteo Ricci was the founder of the Catholic Mission in China. This critical biography tells the story of his remarkable life, one that bridged Counter‐Reformation ... More


Ecclesiastical Colony: China's Catholic Church and the French Religious Protectorate

Ernest P. Young

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199924622
eISBN:
9780199332908
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199924622.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion, World Modern History

The general argument is that the institution of the French Religious Protectorate, lasting roughly a century from the 1840s, and the missionary embrace of it had a major impact on the Catholic church ... More


The Complexity of Jiao’an in the Early Twentieth Century:: Sichuan and Jiangxi

Ernest P. Young

in Ecclesiastical Colony: China's Catholic Church and the French Religious Protectorate

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199924622
eISBN:
9780199332908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199924622.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Religion, World Modern History

The chapter examines the cases of two provinces, Sichuan and Jiangxi, where major outbreaks of violence against Chinese Christians and missions occurred in the early twentieth century. In Sichuan, a ... More


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