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Four Controversies over the Religious Nature of Confucianism: A Brief History of Confucianism

Anna Sun

in Confucianism as a World Religion: Contested Histories and Contemporary Realities

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155579
eISBN:
9781400846085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155579.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter presents the four major controversies in the past five centuries regarding the nature of Confucianism as a religion. The first is the Chinese Rites and Term Controversy, which involved ... More


Blood, fire, and “Baptism”: Three Perspectives on the Death of Jean De Brébeuf, Seventeenth-century Jesuit “Martyr”

Emma Anderson

in Native Americans, Christianity, and the Reshaping of the American Religious Landscape

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834060
eISBN:
9781469606316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899663_martin.10
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter focuses on the death of famed Jesuit missionary Jean de Brebeuf, which has been lifted from anonymity and singled out for intense scrutiny, reflection, and representation. Even with this ... More


“The Most Important Work on the Mission”: The Seminary of Saints John Fisher and Thomas More, 1919–1979

Nicholas M. Creary

in Domesticating a Religious Import: The Jesuits and the Inculturation of the Catholic Church in Zimbabwe, 1879-1980

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823233342
eISBN:
9780823241774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233342.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Religion

In a commentary assessing the causes of the 1974 strike, W. F. Rea opined that many Africans became Catholics and entered the seminary for “unworthy motives, and mixed ones,” alleging they did so for ... More


Black Robes & Buckskin: A Selection from the Jesuit Relations

Catharine Randall

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823232628
eISBN:
9780823240449
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823232628.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The Jesuit Relations, written by new world Jesuit missionaries from 1632 to 1673 back to their Superior in France, have long been a remarkable source of both historical knowledge and spiritual ... More


In spiritu sanctu: Inculturation and the Aboriginal Relations

Catharine Randall

in Black Robes & Buckskin: A Selection from the Jesuit Relations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823232628
eISBN:
9780823240449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823232628.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter sets out the basic history of the Jesuit missions in New France and provides insight into the Ignatian tradition and how it informs the composition of the Relations. When the first ... More


The Claims of Culture at Empire's End: Syria and Lebanon under French Rule

Jennifer M. Dueck

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264478
eISBN:
9780191734779
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264478.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This volume asks fundamental questions about the political impact of cultural institutions by exploring the power struggles for control over such institutions in Syria and Lebanon under French ... More


Liturgical and Religious Music in Europe, 1500–1800

in The Power of Song: Music and Dance in the Mission Communities of Northern New Spain, 1590–1810

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770866
eISBN:
9780804773812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770866.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the liturgical and religious music brought by Franciscan and Jesuit missionaries to New Spain and ultimately to the frontier missions during the period from 1500 to 1800. It ... More


“Friends in the Lord”

Catharine Randall

in Black Robes & Buckskin: A Selection from the Jesuit Relations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823232628
eISBN:
9780823240449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823232628.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Women played a small but crucial role in the Relations. During the foundational days of the order, such powerful women as Vittoria Colonna gave succor, shelter, and financial support to Ignatius's ... More


Conclusion: Inculturation Assessed

Catharine Randall

in Black Robes & Buckskin: A Selection from the Jesuit Relations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823232628
eISBN:
9780823240449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823232628.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The historian Francis Parkman's assessment of the grand project of the Jesuit Fathers in French Canada may yet be the most fitting summary: he deems the Jesuit order “a vast mechanism for guiding and ... More


The Catholic Rosary, Gendered Practice, and Female Power in French-Indian Spiritual Encounters

Tracy Neal Leavelle

in Native Americans, Christianity, and the Reshaping of the American Religious Landscape

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834060
eISBN:
9781469606316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899663_martin.11
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter describes how the Jesuit missionary Gabriel Marest described for a colleague a tense encounter that occurred at his post in Kaskaskia, an Illinois Indian village near the Mississippi. A ... More


“We [Engage Them] in Devout Conversations”

Catharine Randall

in Black Robes & Buckskin: A Selection from the Jesuit Relations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823232628
eISBN:
9780823240449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823232628.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The Indian tribes had not changed much since their initial contact with the white man, and Father Charles L'Allemant records the differences in lifestyle between natives and Frenchmen, their mutual ... More


“The World is Our Church”

Catharine Randall

in Black Robes & Buckskin: A Selection from the Jesuit Relations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823232628
eISBN:
9780823240449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823232628.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Two letters written by Father Paul Le Jeune in 1636 are presented, which report back to Old France on what was going on in New France. When Father Le Jeune first arrived in Quebec, he was greeted ... More


Ad Maiorem Dei Gloriam: To the Greater Glory of God

Catharine Randall

in Black Robes & Buckskin: A Selection from the Jesuit Relations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823232628
eISBN:
9780823240449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823232628.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Father Isaac Jogues, born in Orleans, France, in 1607, was about thirty-five years old when he came to the New World. He had been well educated in France, and was shy and introverted by nature. He ... More


Spiritu, Corde: Practice, Heart, Soul, and Worship

Catharine Randall

in Black Robes & Buckskin: A Selection from the Jesuit Relations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823232628
eISBN:
9780823240449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823232628.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

By 1642, the Jesuits had four residences (at Quebec, Notre-Dame des Anges, St. Joseph, and Trois-Rivières) and were administering the sacraments on a regular, daily basis to the natives in the area. ... More


Imago Dei: “Finding God In All Things’’

Catharine Randall

in Black Robes & Buckskin: A Selection from the Jesuit Relations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823232628
eISBN:
9780823240449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823232628.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Lescarbot's claims that the conversion of Native Americans to Christianity was underway belied the reality that very little missionary work seemed to occur in Acadia during the time when de ... More


Cura personalis: Recognizing Christ in the Other

Catharine Randall

in Black Robes & Buckskin: A Selection from the Jesuit Relations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823232628
eISBN:
9780823240449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823232628.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The ways in which the Jesuit Fathers convinced Native Americans to convert to Christianity were very different from the ways in which Protestant ministers handled their ministry, or the ways in which ... More


Familiariter: The Theological Sense of Daily Life

Catharine Randall

in Black Robes & Buckskin: A Selection from the Jesuit Relations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823232628
eISBN:
9780823240449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823232628.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter presents a cluster of several related letters written by Father Le Jeune in 1637—entitled “Concerning sorcerers, and whether or not they are in league with the Devil,” “Concerning their ... More


Chapter 9: The Role of Science in Contemporary China and according to Teilhard

Thierry Meynard, S.J.

in Teilhard and the Future of Humanity

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226900
eISBN:
9780823237098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226900.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the role of science in contemporary according to the writings and observations of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin. It states that scientific thought ... More


Introduction

Vicente M. Diaz

in Repositioning the Missionary: Rewriting the Histories of Colonialism, Native Catholicism, and Indigeneity in Guam

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834340
eISBN:
9780824870058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834340.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

The introductory chapter first sets out the book's purpose, which is to examine the multiple and competing cultural and political stakes in the historic and contemporary effort to canonize Diego Luis ... More


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