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Author Po-chia Hsia, Po-chia
Title A Companion to Early Modern Catholic Global Missions
Imprint Boston : BRILL, 2018
©2018
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Descript 1 online resource (498 pages)
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Series Brill's Companions to the Christian Tradition Ser
Brill's Companions to the Christian Tradition Ser
Note Intro -- A Companion to Early ModernCatholic Global Missions -- Contents -- Acknowledgement -- Notes on Contributors -- Introduction -- The Americas -- Missionizing Mexico: Ecclesiastics, Natives, and the Spread of Christianity -- Conquering the Conquest -- Europeans in Evangelization -- Natives in Evangelization -- An Evolving Evangelization -- The Andes -- Introduction -- 1. First Evangelization in the Central Andes (1532-1583) -- 2. Trent in the Andes -- 3. Missions in the Margins -- 4. Evangelizing Indigenous Languages -- 5. Andean Catholicism -- Conclusion -- Bibliography -- The Missions of Paraguay: Rise, Expansion and Fall -- Mission Ethnogenesis -- The Missioned Societies -- Shamans' Power -- Indios Letrados -- Urban Structure and Daily Routine -- Ruling Through Letters -- The Final Phase -- Conclusion -- Early Modern Catholic Missions in Brazil: The Challenge of the Outsiders -- 4.1 Introduction -- 4.2 Background -- 4.3 Jesuit Missions -- 4.4 Historiography -- 4.5 Jesuit Support of Slavery and Violence Versus Jesuit Accommodation -- 4.6 Four European Powers and Their Challenge to Catholicism in Brazil -- 4.7 Atlantic and Global History and the Missions -- 4.8 Future Research -- 4.9 Conclusion -- New France -- 5.1 Introduction -- 5.2 The State of Current Research and Desiderata for Future Directions of Research -- 5.3 History of the Missions in New France -- 5.4 The Missions, the Fusion of the People, and the Expansion of French Sovereignty -- 5.5 Women Missionaries and Missionized Women -- 5.6 Conclusion -- Africa -- Catholic Missions and Local Rulers in Sub-Saharan Africa -- 6.1 Introduction -- 6.2 The Catholic Kings of Kongo and its Surrounds -- 6.3 Angola: From Diplomacy to Force -- 6.4 Mutapa -- 6.5 The Bight of Benin -- 6.6 Sierra Leone to Senegal -- 6.7 Conclusion -- Islamic World
Missionaries and French Subjects: The Jesuits in the Ottoman Empire -- 7.1 Introduction: From Crusade to Mission -- 7.2 Missionary Vocation -- 7.3 From Giulio Mancinelli to François De Canillac -- 7.4 France, Rome, and the Jesuits -- 7.5 The Conflict between Religious Orders -- 7.6 Conclusion -- Ambiguous Belongings: How Catholic Missionaries in Persia and the Roman Curia Dealt with Communicatio in Sacris -- 8.1 Introduction -- 8.2 The Persia Mission in the Context of the Post-Tridentine Missions -- 8.3 The Local Practices of Piety -- 8.4 "Nihil Esse Respondendum:" Decision-Making Processes in the Roman Curia -- 8.5 The Truth Claim of the Roman Catholic Church and the Limits of Enforceability -- Asia -- South Asia -- 9.1 Introduction -- 9.2 Missionary Landscapes -- 9.3 Accommodation and Violence -- 9.4 Language and Translation Zones -- 9.5 A Quest for Missionary Method -- 9.6 The Apogee and End of Catholic Missionary Knowledge -- 9.7 Historiographical Renewal -- Missions in Vietnam -- 10.1 Introduction -- 10.2 Forgotten Histories and Fantasies -- 10.2.1 The 'Clérigo Agradecido' -- 10.3 Practicalities: Missionaries as Commercial and Military Agents -- 10.4 Creating a "Vietnamese" Catholicism -- 10.5 Conclusion -- The Christian Missions in Japan in the Early Modern Period -- 11.1 Introduction: Portugal's Encounter with Japan -- 11.2 Francis Xavier and Foundations -- 11.3 Jesuits in the Capital & "Home Provinces" -- 11.4 The Mission in Kyushu -- 11.5 Alessandro Valignano and the Renewal of the Enterprise -- 11.6 The Establishment of Schools -- 11.7 The Tenshō Embassy to Europe -- 11.8 Printing & Painting -- 11.9 Changing Tides under Toyotomi Hideyoshi -- 11.10 The Arrival of the Mendicants & the Jesuit Monopoly -- 11.11 The Mission & Tokugawa Ieyasu -- 11.12 The Expulsion of the Missionaries -- 11.13 Life and Death under the Edo Shogunate
11.14 The End of the Mission -- 11.15 The "Underground Christians" -- 11.16 Conclusion -- 11.17 Postscript on Primary and Secondary Sources -- Imperial China and the Christian Mission -- 12.1 Introduction -- 12.2 Sources -- 12.3 Historiography -- 12.4 Laying the Foundations -- 12.5 Science and Conversion in China -- 12.6 Converts -- 12.7 The Jesuit Mission: A Cross-Sectional View -- 12.8 Jesuit Writings in China -- 12.9 The Kangxi Emperor and the Jesuits -- 12.10 From Toleration to Prohibition -- 12.11 Christianity and Chinese Society -- The Structures -- Finances of the Missions -- 13.1 Introduction -- 13.2 State of the Field and Nature of the Sources -- 13.3 Jesuit Financial Administration -- 13.4 Sources of Income -- 13.5 Conclusion -- Missionaries: Who were They -- 14.1 Introduction -- 14.2 The Model: Francis Xavier -- 14.3 The Political Conditions for the Central European Indipeta -- 14.4 Qualifications for the Missionary Candidate -- 14.5 Other Media for the Propagation of the Call -- 14.6 Theater -- 14.7 Songs about Missions -- 14.8 The Martyrology of Matthias Tanner -- 14.9 The Use of Matryrdom for Recruitment -- 14.10 Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Primary Sources -- Secondary Sources -- Index
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
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