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A Question of Rites

Friar Domingo Navarrete and the Jesuits in China

A Question of Rites( )
Author: Cummins, J. S.
ISBN:978-0-85967-880-3
Publication Date:Jan 1993
Publisher:Ashgate Publishing Company
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $150.00
Book Description:

The 'Question of Rites' - or the Chinese Rites controversy - created a scandal in the 17th and 18th centuries that shook the Catholic Church, horrifying Pascal and the Jansenists, delighting Voltaire and the free thinkers, and contributing, in the end, to the suppression of the Jesuits in 1773. The affair arose with the attempt to convert China to Christianity and revolved around the question of accommodation (still a live issue today). Specifically, what attitude should the...
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Book Details
Pages:368
Detailed Subjects: Religion / Christianity / Catholic
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.435 x 9.516 x 1.443 Inches
Book Weight:1.518 Pounds



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