The Travels and Controversies of Friar Domingo Navarrete, by J.S. Cummins PDF

By J.S. Cummins

Friar Domingo Navarrete, A Dominican missionary, travelled around the global and spent the easiest a part of his existence (1658-69) in China, the place he grew to become a decided opponent of the evangelical equipment of the 'Jesuit mandarins'. This version of his travels relies on all his writings, released and manuscript, yet mostly at the 6th e-book of his Tratados historicos, which supplies a racy account of his travels and paintings in Mexico, the Philippines, Macao, China, India and Macassar, between different locations. He had an observant eye, an open ear and an every-ready pen, including a contented facility for assembly males of affairs and being on the middle of items. A doughty controversialist and a brilliant author, this enthusiastic sinophile has left a list which isn't in simple terms filled with human curiosity yet throws clean mild upon the uneasy assembly of East and West within the seventeenth century. a lot of the fabric is unique and may be new to English readers. Dr Cummins's advent fills within the information of Navarrte's existence, personality and numerous writings. It additionally describes the missionary circulation in China and offers the heritage to the infamous chinese language Rites controversy which markedly motivated the process ecu proposal. there's a complete bibliography. the most pagination of this and the next quantity (Second sequence 119) is continuing. this can be a new print-on-demand hardback variation of the amount first released in 1962.

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