Jesuit Missionary, Scientist, Engineer and Diplomat: Jesuit Missionary, Scientist, Engineer and Diplomat

1st Edition

John Witek

Routledge
Published June 30, 1994
Reference - 628 Pages
ISBN 9783805003285 - CAT# Y317464
Series: Monumenta Serica Monograph Series

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Summary

"The subject of Dr. Lippiello's study is one of bewildering complexity and variety. The book presents the proceedings of the international conference in Leuven in 1988, held in commemoration of the three hundredth anniversary of the death of the Belgian Jesuit Ferdinand Verbiest. Scientist, engineer, and diplomat, he was above all a missionary who contributed significantly to the growth of Christianity in China and to Sino-Western cultural exchange.

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