Book — 1 online resource (1 PDF (xiii, 261 pages)).
The birth of British evangelicalism and the disappointment of the earliest LMS missions
The new approach to missions : Gosport Academy and David Bogue's strategy
Looking towards China : Morrison's work in London and the voyage to China
Communicating the Gospel to China : Robert Morrison uses Bogue's programme to propagate to the Chinese
The Ultra Ganges Mission Station, a printing centre, and the final educational step of the template
Robert Morrison, sent alone to his East Asian post by the London Missionary Society in 1807, was the first Protestant missionary to operate in China. During some 27 years in China, Macau and Malacca, he worked as a translator, founded an academy for converts and missionaries, translated the New Testament into Chinese and compiled the first Chinese-English dictionary. In this process, he was building the foundation of Chinese Protestant Christianity. Today, Chinese Protestant Christianity becomes one of the largest Christian churches in the world and the fastest growing religion in China. This.
Book — 1 online resource (xxiv, 583 pages) Digital: data file.
Table of contents; list of illustrations; notes on editors and contributors; preface; introduction; part i; root and branch; tomás pereira and the jesuits of the court of the kangxi emperor; father tomás pereira, sj, the kangxi emperor, and the court westerners; the image of tomás pereira in qing dynasty documents; from the earthly court to the heavenly court; the last imperial honours from tomás pereira to the eulogium europeorum doctorum in 1711; part ii; 'amicíssimos'; the fô and the xekiâ; ubi dux, ibi curia; 'riding a crane she ascended to the distant realms'; part iii.
The 'edict of tolerance' (1692)tomás pereira's appealto the portuguese jesuits and missionary recruitment to china; ferdinand verbiest's letter of 1678; part iv; defending european astronomy in china ... against europe, tomás pereira and the directorate of astronomy in 1688; resolution of some questions about tomás pereira's arrival in beijing and service at the directorate of astronomy; seventeenth-century jesuit surveys for a secure overland route from europe to china; part v; the jesuits at nerchinsk; tomás pereira at the nerchinsk conference; tomás pereira, jing tian, and nerchinsk; part vi.
Mission by musicthe organist and organ builder tomás pereira; the macau ricci institute; index.
The present collection was written to commemorate the third centenary of the death of the Portuguese Jesuit, Tomás Pereira (1645-1708). Dealing with some of the most decisive and controversial moments in the history of the Jesuit mission in China during the Kangxi era (1662-1722), these essays were produced by an international team of scholars and cover a wide range of topics that reflect a permanent academic interest, in Europe and America as well as in China, in the history of the Catholic ...