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Venice. In the same way, Pasio went as a missionary to India in 1578, and in 1583 he went to Japan. He had administrative roles until he became the vice-provincial of the Jesuit mission in Japan in 1600, a role he fulfilled until 1611. He then served until his death as visitor of China and Japan. 20

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globe, characterized by an asymmetric relation of power between colonizers and indigenous people groups. 14 Michael Cooper described the Jesuit missionary strategy as the “halfway mark in the development of missiological thought and practice” prior to the Jesuit missionary experience in China; a mix of

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“among pearls,” a “powerful empire” (“… imperio poderoso …”) in which “sixty-six kingdoms bow before him” (“… de sesenta y seis reinos se le inclina …”). That place was Japan, “surrounded by the Chinese sea, flooded with silver” (“Es el Japón, que yace rodeado / del chino mar en fina plata undoso

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of the Emperors, Ecclesiastical and Secular; Of The Original Descent, Religions, Customs, and Manufactures of the Natives, and of their Trade and Commerce with the Dutch and Chinese. Together with a Description of the Kingdom of Siam. Written in High Dutch by Engelbertus Kæmpfer, M. D. Physician to

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, “Filipo Magno,” in Piñeiro, Relación , fol. [4v]. 42 Moran, The Japanese and the Jesuits , 1–19; Andrew C. Ross, A Vision Betrayed: The Jesuits in Japan and China (1542–1742) (Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 1994), 47–78. 43 Valignano, Sumario , 81–89. 44 James Murdoch, A History of Japan , 3 vols

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throughout Asia, including China. 93 In this way the Province of San Gregorio became the center of discalced missionary activity in the Philippines, Southeast Asia, and even New Spain. Particularly significant was the administrative relation that was developed between the Province of San Gregorio in the

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-Figueroa, “Religious Literature and its Institutional Contexts,” 153–161. 19 Nicolas Standaert has suggested that the analysis of the circulation of books be organized into three moments, namely production, distribution, and consumption. Nicolas Standaert, “An Intercultural Circuit of Books between China and Europe

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Discalced Franciscans wrote several accounts describing the persecution of Christians in Japan. One of these writers was Marcelo de Ribadeneira. His Historia de las islas del archipiélago filipino y reinos de la gran China, Tartaria, Cochinchina, Malaca, Siam, Cambodge y Japón was published in Barcelona

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santo evangelio en la India Oriental y en los reinos de la China y Japón was a lucid narrative of the first six decades of the Society of Jesus’ missionary activity in parts of Africa, the Americas, and Asia. The range of its coverage included Francis Xavier’s time at the University of Paris and the

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China. 9 In its print version, the report contained a section with an overview of the state of affairs in Japan and describing the wretched condition of Catholicism in the country. The report even made a passing reference to Carlo Spinola. However, the report did not contain narrative accounts of the

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in the Chinese neighborhood of Binondoc (Binondo). In 1625, it was relocated to the Colegio de Santo Tomás of Manila. 44 Dominican martyrologists based in the Philippines used the printing press to divulge reports of episodes of persecution that occurred in Japan in the 1620s and 1630s that resulted

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. Anja Heinz (Editorial Assistant). The editorial team is supported by the ongoing work of Dr. Atola Longkumer (Imphal, Manipur; Book Review Editor), and by Dr. Mariel Deluca Voth (Buenos Aires), and Dr. Xiaoli Yang (Melbourne), who translate article abstracts into Spanish and Chinese. As an

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era: Why should Africans be evacuated from Gwangjeou, China? Why do international students have to leave the United States because schools are moving classes online? Are they not the kind of people we want in attendance? Mark W. Hamilton explores these questions through the lens of the Bible and

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IAMS study group on Religious Freedom, Persecution, and Mission. Maria Montt Strabucchi is Assistant Professor at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. She holds a PhD in Latin American Cultural Studies (Manchester); an MA in Chinese Studies ( SOAS , University of London); and an

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7, 1506, he led an extensive mission into Asia; when almost extending his mission to China, he died on Shangchuan Island on December 3, 1552. As is reflected in his letters to St. Ignatius, available in the Documenta Indica , Xavier embodied the “Ad maiorem Dei gloriam” in his apostolate. Most

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misjonsselskaps historie i hundre år: Det Norske misjonsselskaps historie: Sør-Afrika, China, Sudan ( Vol. III : 5 – 187 ). Stavanger : Dreyer . Pratt , M. L. ( 2008 ). Imperial Eyes: Travel Writing and Transculturation . New York : Routledge . Rosnes , E. V. ( 2019 a). The Norwegian

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foreign missions of the American Methodist Mission. Highlighting important missionaries such as William Oldham, William Shellabear, and Sophia Blackmore, the study shows how the Methodist mission filled the gaps after most mission agencies had moved to China in the 1840s. The next chapter discusses the

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wishing to learn to read and write, and to learn about western technology. In some regions, like China, India, and the Middle East, mission education went far beyond merely promoting literacy. Missionaries reacted to local demands for western knowledge, and several mission schools turned into universities

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not simply promote a cult of domesticity, or what Jane Hunter called in her 1984 study of missions in China, a “gospel of gentility”. 19 Nor did American women missionaries single-mindedly groom young Egyptian women for marriage so that they could become, in a Victorian mode, “producers of domestic

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fruitful perspective on German missions during both World Wars in former German colonies. Before 1914, German missions of both denominations worked all over the world. Lutherans tried to promulgate their faith not only in the more prominent regions of India and Africa but also in China, Australia, or

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their transnational network even makes them more challenging. Joshua Dao Wei Sim describes three identity types of Chinese Christian diaspora, namely evangelical identity, religious nationalism and religious ethnocentrism. Especially, he highlights evangelism as a key factor of constructing three

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, religious and political coalitions that can be forged between different ‘outsiders’ that make up diasporic communities in a host society. One such fruitful coalition Kwok mentions is the Chinese-Jewish axis which she finds insightful and constructive in her own interrogation of ‘centre’ and ‘periphery’ in

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Methodological Considerations
Volume Editors: Martha Frederiks and Dorottya Nagy
World Christianity publications proliferate but the issue of methodology has received little attention. World Christianity: Methodological Considerations addresses this lacuna and explores the methodological ramifications of the World Christianity turn. In twelve chapters scholars from various academic backgrounds (anthropology, religious studies, history, missiology, intercultural studies, theology, and patristics) as well as of multiple cultural and national belongings investigate methodological issues (e.g. methods, use of sources, choosing a unit of analysis, terminology, conceptual categories,) relevant to World Christianity debates. In a closing chapter the editors Frederiks and Nagy converge the findings and sketch the outlines of what they coin as a ‘World Christianity approach’, a multidisciplinary and multiple perspective approach to study Christianity/ies’ plurality and diversity in past and present.
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have faithfully prepared the book reviews for each issue. For the last few years, Dr. Mariel Deluca Voth and Dr. Xiaoli Yang have diligently translated the abstracts of each article into Spanish and Chinese respectively. Throughout, Dr. John Mansford Prior has provided valuable continuity as deputy

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missional practice. Allen’s immersion and reflection of the mission station system in China exposed the inherent weakness of ecclesiastical systems, rather than apostolic principles, as primary drivers of mission. Rutt’s thesis draws attention to Allen who held in dynamic tension his commitment to the

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interregional system that had the “west of China, in Hindustan and the Islamic world” as its center to a “world system” whose center moved to Western Europe. Prior to that, Latino-Germanic Europe was a peripheral world, “isolated from the Asiatic-Mediterranean system” (Dussel 2013b: 23). Columbus’ discovery of

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is known that already during Jesus’ time there were trade routes via sea connecting the Middle East to India and beyond. There was also a land route leading all the way to the provinces of China, later to be called the ‘Silk Road’. These trade routes had led to the establishment of Arab, Jewish

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