Jesuit Interpretations Of The Yijing (Classic Of Changes) In Historical And Comparative Perspective
Smith, Richard J. (Richard Joseph), 1944-
This essay, based on research for a series of scholarly studies on the Yijing (I Ching or Classic of Changes), argues that the use of the Changes by the Jesuits in eighteenth century China, like the "accomodation strategy" of the Society of Jesus more gen
Revised paper, originally prepared for the conference "Matteo Ricci and After: Four Centuries of Cultural Interactions between China and the West," sponsored by the City University of Hong Kong and Beijing University; October 13-16, 2001.