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Gods, Heroes, and Ancestors : An Interreligious Encounter in Eighteenth-Century Vietnam.

Author: Anh Q Tran
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2017.
Series: AAR religion in translation.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the first translation in English of the anonymously authored 1752 manuscript Tam Gi?o Chu Vong (The Errors of the Three Religions). Structured as a dialogue between a Christian priest and a Confucian, this work paints a rich picture of the three traditional Vietnamese religions: Confucianism, Buddhism, and Daoism.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Tran, Anh Q.
Gods, Heroes, and Ancestors : An Interreligious Encounter in Eighteenth-Century Vietnam
Oxford : Oxford University Press,c2017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anh Q Tran
ISBN: 9780190677619 0190677619 9780190677633 0190677635 9780190677602 0190677600
OCLC Number: 1004995242
Notes: Description based upon print version of record.
Description: 1 online resource (385 p.)
Contents: Cover; Series; Gods, Heroes, and Ancestors; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Preface; Abbreviations; Introduction; Part ONE: Errors of the Three Religions in Context; 1. When the Cross Met the Lotus: Catholic Mission in Tonkin During the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries; Tonkin of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century; The Development of Catholicism in Tonkin; Reception of Christianity in Tonkin; The Rites Controversy and Its Impact in Vietnam; 2. Text and Context: Errors of the Three Religions; Defending the True Faith; The Text: History, Content, and Method 3. Of Gods and Heroes: Worship in Traditional VietnamAn Overview of Traditional Vietnamese Worship; A Christian Evaluation of Traditional Worship; 4. In the Realm of the Dead: Filial Piety and Ancestral Worship; Vietnamese Anthropology and Ancestral Worship; The Ancestral Rites in Practice; A Christian Interpretation of the Cult of the Ancestors; 5. Refutation and Dialogue: Christianity vis-​à-​vis the Three Religions; The Theological Message of Errors; The Legacy of Errors of the Three Religions; Meeting the Religious Others; Conclusion Part TWO: An Annotated Translation of TAM GIÁO CHƯ VỌNGPreface; Book 1: The Errors of Confucianism; Book 2: The Errors of Daoism; Book 3: The Errors of Buddhism; Appendix A: Adriano di Santa Thecla's Opusculum; Appendix B: Glossary of Sino-​Vietnamese Terms Used in the Translation; Bibliography; Index
Series Title: AAR religion in translation.

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