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Handbook of Christianity in China: Volume One: 635 - 1800
     

Handbook of Christianity in China: Volume One: 635 - 1800

by Nicolas Standaert
 

ISBN-10: 9004114319

ISBN-13: 9789004114319

Pub. Date: 11/28/2000

Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.

Who were the main actors in propagating Christianity in China? Where did Christian communities settle? What discussions were held in China, concerning Christianity? These, and many other, questions are answered in this reference work, which is divided in a systematic part and analytical articles.
This handbook represents a true reference guide to the reception

Overview

Who were the main actors in propagating Christianity in China? Where did Christian communities settle? What discussions were held in China, concerning Christianity? These, and many other, questions are answered in this reference work, which is divided in a systematic part and analytical articles.
This handbook represents a true reference guide to the reception of Christianity in pre-1800 China. It presents to the reader, in comprehensive fashion, all current knowledge of Christianity in China, and guides him through the main Chinese and Western sources, bibliographies and archives.
The scope of the volume is broad and covers a wide range of topics, such as theology, philosophy, astronomy, mathematics, medicine, cannon, botany, art, music, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004114319
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
11/28/2000
Series:
Handbook of Oriental Studies. Section 4 China Series
Pages:
964
Product dimensions:
6.74(w) x 9.52(h) x 2.53(d)

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