Sequel to the Chinese Christian Texts from the Zikawei Library is edited by Nicolas Standaert, Ad Dudink and Wang Renfang. In line with earlier collections, it reproduces not yet known or not yet published texts which were originally co-produced by Chinese and Europeans.
Part One: The Structure of the Spiritual World. Part Two: Travel in the Spiritual World: Methods and Powers. Part Three: Spiritual Writers and Works: A Parallel between East and West. Part Four: Chinese Spirituality : Some Important Authors and Works.
One of Ricci's most famous works, The True Meaning of the Lord of Heaven, was written in Chinese in dialogue form. In it Ricci attempted to introduce Chinese literati to some of the fundamental ideas of the Judaeo Christian tradition. Variétés Sinologiques No.72, 1985, 485 pages.
This publication of the "Ritual for Expelling Ghosts", based on the manuscripts used by the "bimos" (priests) of the Yi nationality in Liangshan prefecture, Sichuan province, counts as a world premiere. 1998, 613 pages.
Looked at from a distance, the east Asian religious psyche experiments the tensions that can be noted in East Asian societies as a whole: a strong affinity with contemporary values and technologies mixes with a nostalgia for things past; individual fulfillment meets with a stress on community values and support... Variétés Sinologiques No.93, 2004,...
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