Matteo Ricci: Letters from China (2019), new and expanded in English translation, presents a selection of Ricci’s letters and original essays by leading experts who examine the significance of Ricci’s thought for our time. The letters of Matteo Ricci (1552-1610) provide insight into the thinking and experience of this highly regarded Jesuit scholar and missionary. Reading Ricci one marvels how his deep understanding and experience of China can still speak to us today. Ricci’s letters enrich our knowledge about China, cross-cultural dialogue, friendship, and can serve as a guide in meeting the opportunities and challenges of East and West relations today.
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