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A Vision Betrayed: The Jesuits in Japan and China, 1542-1742

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  • A Vision Betrayed: The Jesuits in Japan and China, 1542-1742 (Edinburgh University Press) – Hardcover (1994)
    by Andrew Ross

    A Vision Betrayed: The Jesuits in Japan and China, 1542-1742
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    Hardcover, Edinburgh University Press
    1994
    English
    216 pages

    ISBN: 0748604723
    ISBN-13: 9780748604722

    Francis Xavier's arrival in Japan in 1549 initiated a radically different approach to the spread of Christianity which was to distinguish the Jesuits from all other Europeans for the next 200 years - he insisted that his missionaries should respect and understand Japanese culture. His work was continued by Alessandro Valignano, both in Japan and China, where Jesuits gained Confucian scholar status as an introduction to their missionary life, and even became key figures in the Chinese civil service. This book recounts the ... Show more

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