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The Resource China's saints : Catholic martyrdom during the Qing (1644-1911), Anthony E. Clark

China's saints : Catholic martyrdom during the Qing (1644-1911), Anthony E. Clark

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China's saints : Catholic martyrdom during the Qing (1644-1911)
Title
China's saints
Title remainder
Catholic martyrdom during the Qing (1644-1911)
Statement of responsibility
Anthony E. Clark
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"While previous works on the history of Christianity in China have largely centered on the scientific and philosophical areas of Catholic missions in the Middle Kingdom, China's Saints recounts the history of Christian martyrdom, precipitated as it was by cultural antagonisms and misunderstanding. Anthony Clark shows that Christianity in China began and grew under similar circumstances to those during the Roman Empire, with the notable exception that Catholic missionaries were not successful at producing a "Chinese Constantine." One of the principal results of Catholic martyrdom in China was the increased indigenization of Christianity. During the reconstruction of mission churches, hospitals, and orphanages after the hostilities of the Boxer Uprising (1898-1900), the Roman Catholic tradition of venerating martyrs was attached to the reinvigoration of Christian communities. Not only did Catholic architecture accommodate to Chinese sensibilities, but causes for sainthood were also begun at the Vaticanto add Chinese names to the Church's list of saints. The implications of Clark's work extend beyond the subject of Christianity in China to the broader fields of cultural, social, economic, political, and religious history. This pioneering study followsthe trails of Western missionaries and Chinese converts as they negotiate the religious and cultural chasms that existed between the West and China, and it demonstrates that these differences resulted in two very different outcomes. Whereas converts appear to have bridged the cultural divide, often to the point of self-sacrifice, political and cultural tensions on the macro level sometimes ended with forceful conflicts. This book contributes to a deeper understanding of cultural and religious interaction, and provides an account of an heretofore unstudied chapter in the history of Christianity on the global landscape."--Book details
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Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
N$T
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Clark, Anthony E
Dewey number
272/.9092/251
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BX4655.3
LC item number
.C63 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Studies in missionaries and Christianity in China
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Catholic Church
  • Christian saints
  • China
  • Catholic Church
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • RELIGION
  • Christian saints
  • China
Label
China's saints : Catholic martyrdom during the Qing (1644-1911), Anthony E. Clark
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Publication
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-257) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The food of beasts: martyrdom and death in perspective -- Catholic Christianity in China: Nestorian inroads, Franciscan successes, Jesuit accommodations, and the modern chaos -- The Dominican martyrs of Fujian -- The Jesuit martyrs of Hebei -- The Franciscan martyrs of Hunan and Shanxi -- Other martyrs from other missions -- Conclusion: Conflict to accommodation: resettling in the aftermath -- Appendix: Beatification and canonization dates of China's saints
Control code
713857952
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 270 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781611460179
Lccn
2010048594
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)713857952
Label
China's saints : Catholic martyrdom during the Qing (1644-1911), Anthony E. Clark
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-257) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The food of beasts: martyrdom and death in perspective -- Catholic Christianity in China: Nestorian inroads, Franciscan successes, Jesuit accommodations, and the modern chaos -- The Dominican martyrs of Fujian -- The Jesuit martyrs of Hebei -- The Franciscan martyrs of Hunan and Shanxi -- Other martyrs from other missions -- Conclusion: Conflict to accommodation: resettling in the aftermath -- Appendix: Beatification and canonization dates of China's saints
Control code
713857952
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 270 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781611460179
Lccn
2010048594
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)713857952

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