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 Zheng guo ti cheng gao
(292 words)

‘A call to rectify the country’‘A plea to rectify the country’

Yang Kuang-hsien, Yangquangsenius

Date: 1660

Original Language: Chinese


In this work, Yang directly attacks Jesuit astronomers by arguing that the acceptance of Western calendrical models and Christianity places power in the hands of the Europeans, thereby weakening Qing dynasty rule. The text was presented to the Ministry of Rites as a plea against Christianity and Chri…

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Morris, James Harry, “ Zheng guo ti cheng gao”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 21 October 2019 <>

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