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K'ung-tzu or Confucius? The Jesuit interpretation of Confucianism

Rule, Paul Anthony

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This thesis attempts to trace and place in context the developing interpretation of Confucius and Confucianism propounded by the Jesuit missionaries in China during the period of the old mission, from its inception c. 158O to its collapse after the suppression of the Society of Jesus in 1773 The Jesuit interpretation of Confucianism was rooted in the Jesuit missionary experience throughout the world, but, more immediately, arose as a response to the peculiar problems experienced by Jesuits...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014-01-23
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/11233

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