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A Jesuit in the Forbidden City

R. Po-chia Hsia

A Jesuit in the Forbidden City

Matteo Ricci, 1552-1610

by R. Po-chia Hsia

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Missie,
  • Jesuits,
  • Missionaries,
  • Missions,
  • Jezuïeten,
  • Biography,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [342]-349) and index.

    StatementR. Po-chia Hsia
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBV3427.R46 H75 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 359 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages359
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24798972M
    ISBN 109780199592258
    LC Control Number2010930311
    OCLC/WorldCa607613219


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Po-Chia Hsia's A Jesuit in the Forbidden City is essentially a biography of Ricci, while Mary Laven's Mission to China is a book about cultural encounters. The results are interestingly complementary even if, or perhaps especially because, the books occasionally clash, whether in their overall portrayal of the famous Jesuit or in their Cited by: A Jesuit in the Forbidden City: Matteo Ricci - Kindle edition by Hsia, R.

Po-chia. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading A Jesuit in the Forbidden City: Matteo Ricci /5(5).

A Jesuit in the Forbidden City book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A 16th century Italian Jesuit, Matteo Ricci was the f /5.

The first critical biography of Ricci to use all relevant sources, both Chinese and Western, A Jesuit in the Forbidden City tells the story of a remarkable life that bridged Counter-Reformation Catholic Europe and China under the Ming : R. Po-Chia Hsia. The book offers sketches of Ricci's fellow Jesuits and portraits of Chinese mandarins, who formed networks indispensible for Ricci's success.

Examining new sources, Hsia offers new information and insight into Ricci's long period of trial and frustration in Guangdong province, where he first appeared in the persona of a foreign Buddhist monk. The Hardcover of the A Jesuit in the Forbidden City: Matteo Ricci, by R.

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In addition, the book title might be somewhat misleading, since Hsia is interested in not only Ricci in Beijing, the Forbidden City, but also in other places. Nonetheless, Hsia has provided an intriguing account of an important figure in the Jesuit China mission who was also part of the larger narrative of the Age of Expansion.

A Jesuit in the Forbidden City Matteo Ricci, R. Po-chia Hsia. The life of one of the most famous missionaries of all time and the man who brought Christianity to China; The first critical biography of Matteo Ricci to use all relevant sources, both Western and Chinese. 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 Catholic Europe and China under the Ming dynasty. Using Chinese and western sources, Hsia follows the life of Ricci from his childhood in Macerata, through his education in Rome, to his sojourn in.

Francesca Borgo (Harvard University, Art History) interviews Ronnie Hsia (Penn State University) about his book "A Jesuit in the Forbidden City:. The book "Forbidden city" by William Bell is about 17 years old Boy-Alex Jackson find that his father, a CBC news cameraman, wants to take him to China's capital, Beijing at When they arrive Alex finds himself on his own in Tiananmen Square as desperate students fight the Chinese army for their freedom.

Separated from his father and /5. Matteo Ricci seemed to be everywhere in. Even the European Parliament sponsored an exhibition to celebrate the th anniversary of his death: ‘Meeting of Civilizations.

Father Matteo Ricci, European Ambassador to China of the Ming Dynasty’ and extolled the Jesuit as a model of ‘intercultural dialogue’. Matteo Ricci (Italian pronunciation: [matˈtɛːo ˈrittʃi]; Latin: Mattheus Riccius Maceratensis; 6 October – 11 May ), was an Italian Jesuit priest and one of the founding figures of the Jesuit China map of the world in Chinese characters introduced the findings of European exploration to East is considered a Servant of God by the Catholic utes: Chinese Confucian scholar robes holding a.

A jesuit in the forbidden city: Matteo Ricci | R. Po-chia Hsia, Matteo Ricci | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. A Jesuit in the Forbidden City: Matteo Ricci – (review) Article in The Catholic Historical Review 98(1) January with 64 Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Hui-Hung Chen.

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Laven's book is more entertaining if less thorough in discussing Ricci's life than A Jesuit in the Forbidden City. Beginning with a weird and disquieting Soviet secret-service geographical survey of Cambridge, it make a whole set of unexpected points about the meeting of cultures past and present/5(10).

Accessible yet highly readable, A Jesuit in the Forbidden City is a riveting read and probably the most fully detailed re-telling of Matteo Ricci's mission to China, re-capturing the exhilaration but. A 16th century Italian Jesuit, Matteo Ricci was the founder of the Catholic Mission in China and one of the most famous missionaries of all time.

A pioneer in bringing Christianity to China, Ricci spent twenty eight years in the country, in which time he crossed the cultural divides between China and the West by immersing himself in the language and culture of his hosts.

The best-selling book on China in seventeenth-century Europe (first published in ) was an appropriated text based on Ricci's memoir and edited by another Jesuit, Nicolas Trigault (). For a long time, Ricci's account in manuscript and Trigault' s text in print have been considered the most important and most often cited works for an.

The Society of Jesus (SJ; Latin: Societas Iesu) is a religious order of the Catholic Church headquartered in was founded by Ignatius of Loyola with the approval of Pope Paul III in The members are called Jesuits (Latin: Iesuitæ).

The society is engaged in evangelization and apostolic ministry in nations. Jesuits work in education, research, and cultural d at: Paris, France, officialized in Rome. Get this from a library. A Jesuit in the Forbidden City: Matteo Ricci [R Po-chia Hsia] -- A 16th century Italian Jesuit, Matteo Ricci was the founder of the Catholic Mission in China and one of the most famous missionaries of all time.

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Po-Chia Hsia. A 16th century Italian Jesuit, Matteo Ricci was the founder of the Catholic Mission in China and one of the most famous missionaries of all time.

A pioneer in bringing Christianity to China, Ricci spent twenty eight years in the country, in which time he crossed the cultural divides between China and the West by immersing himself in the language and culture of his hosts. A Jesuit in the Forbidden City: Matteo Ricci R. Po-chia Hsia: Books - (5).

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$ (cloth). Matteo Ricci, the famous Jesuit subject of this excellent work by Penn State Edwin Earle Sparks Professor of History Ronnie Po-chia Hsia, died in The present work has thus rightly and cleverly sought to connect with the four-hundredth. The Year Diego de Pantoja has been presented in Madrid and Barcelona to commemorate the th anniversary of his death.

Diego de Pantoja was a pioneer in the exchange between China and the West. He was one of the closest collaborators to Matteo Ricci. Several institutions join the commemoration of this year, with events in China and de Pantoja, born intraveled with Matteo Author: Jesuitas España.

A Jesuit in the Forbidden City: Matteo Ricci, (review) Article in Journal of World History 23(1) January with 21 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

A well-known Buddhist scholar, Huang Hui, who had refused to meet Ricci personally, had obtained a pre-publication copy of the Jesuit’s most famous treatise, The True Meaning of the Lord of Heaven (an English translation published by the Institute of Jesuit Sources in St.

Louis in unfortunately is out of print). Angered by Ricci’s. A Jesuit in the Forbidden City: Matteo Ricci, –, by R. Po-chia Hsia A Jesuit in the Forbidden City: Matteo Ricci, –, by R. Po-chia Hsia Yet Hsia’s book, which appeared in Novemberbears some of the marks of his publisher’s rush to ensure that the book came out during this anniversary period.

Oxford University Author: Liam Matthew Brockey. A Jesuit in the Forbidden City: Matteo RicciR, Po-Chia Hsia (Oxford University Press,first published in hardback, ) xvi, pp., paperback, £, ISBN 0 19 8 (hardback), £, ISBN 0 19 0 (paperback)The author is known and respected as an expert on the social and cultural exchanges between China and the West; he is Professor at Pennsylvania.

Alexandre Dearborn Dr. Manning History Asia Febru A Jesuit in the Forbidden City: Discussion Paper II In letters from toRicci expressed a struggle to maintain enthusiasm and purpose for his mission in China. Chia-Hsa believes Ricci felt morose, lackadaisical, and in his letters, it was apparent that he longed for the Western world.

Had I accompanied the Italian Jesuit Matteo Ricci, the first Westerner to visit the Forbidden City, inI would have seen these pavilions, courtyards and alleyways bustling with courtiers.

Forbidden City by William Bell Posted by Amy on May 3, in Book Reviews, Ontario | 1 comment Summary: Alexander’s father is a cameraman for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) and when he is offered the opportunity to help cover Mikhail Gorbachev’s visit to the People’s Republic of China inhe decides to take his son.

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Those who downloaded this book also downloaded the following books. With more than a dozen journal reviews in print, R. Po-chia Hsia's biography of China's most famous missionary lives up to its status as the most reviewed book of the year on a Jesuit topic. Matteo Ricci's life and scholarship are well known, and this volume explores Ricci's long journey to the Chinese court and life of dialogue with Confucian.

In A Jesuit in the Forbidden City, R. Po-Chia Hsia provides a comprehensive biography of the renowned missionary. Drawing on extensive research in Chinese- as well as European-language sources, Hsia's portrait is a remarkably detailed one, exploring Ricci's early years in Macerata and Rome, his education and training in the Jesuit order during.Po-Chia Hsia's A Jesuit in the Forbidden City is essentially a biography of Ricci, while Mary Laven's Mission to China is a book about cultural encounters.

The results are interestingly complementary even if, or perhaps especially because, the books occasionally clash, whether in their overall portrayal of the famous Jesuit or in their /5(10). By the time the young Castiglione arrived in the Forbidden City inKangxi was in his sixties, but true to form, he was receptive to the newly arrived Jesuit at his court.

He welcomed the young artist, was patient with him, spoke slowly to him, and complimented him on his progress in mastering the Chinese language.