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Hsia, R. Po-chia 1955-

Works: 62 works in 401 publications in 8 languages and 11,118 library holdings
Genres: History  Church history  Biography  Conference papers and proceedings  Textbooks  Sources  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author, Editor, Thesis advisor, Other, Contributor
Classifications: BM585.2, 274.306
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Most widely held works by R. Po-chia Hsia
The world of Catholic renewal, 1540-1770 by R. Po-chia Hsia( Book )

48 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The second edition of The World of Catholic Renewal offers an updated synthesis of the vast scholarship on the history of Catholicism from the Council of Trent in the middle of the sixteenth century to the suppression of the Society of Jesus in the eighteenth century. Professor Hsia discusses the doctrinal and ecclesiastical renewal after Trent and the progress of Catholic reconquest in various lands. He analyses the social composition of the Tridentine clergy and the papal curia and studies the making of early modern sainthood and the enclosure of religious women. Encompassing art and architecture, Ronnie Hsia attempts to understand Catholic renewal as a vast historical development that shaped European civilization and also explores its expansion and encounter with non-Christian cultures in America, Africa, and Asia
The myth of ritual murder : Jews and magic in Reformation Germany by R. Po-chia Hsia( Book )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Society and religion in Münster, 1535-1618 by R. Po-chia Hsia( Book )

19 editions published between 1984 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reform and expansion, 1500-1660 by R. Po-chia Hsia( Book )

36 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This authoritative volume presents the history of Christianity from the eve of the Protestant Reformation to the height of Catholic Reform. In addition to in-depth coverage of the politics and theology of various reform movements in the sixteenth century, this book discusses at length the impact of the permanent schism on Latin Christendom, the Catholic responses to it, and the influence on the development of the Orthodox churches. This comprehensive and comparative overview covers the history of society, politics, theology, liturgy, religious orders, and art in the lands of Latin Christianity. In thirty chapters written by an international team of contributors the volume expands the boundaries of inquiry to the relationship between Christianity and non-Christian religions - Judaism, Hinduism, and Buddhism - both in Europe and in the non-European world
The German people and the Reformation( Book )

14 editions published between 1988 and 1994 in English and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the past, scholars tended to treat the Reformation as a chapter in the history of ideas, emphasizing the thought of the major reformers and the changes in Christian doctrine. Today, however, more and more historians are asking how the revolution in theology affected the lives of ordinary men and women. Aware that religious faith is part of the larger cultural and material universe of early modern Europeans, these scholars have exploited hitherto neglected sources in an attempt to reconstruct the people's Reformation. The twelve essays commissioned for this collection represent the broad spectrum of recent scholarship in the social history of the German Reformation. Historians from various countries offer a panorama of different methodological approaches and thematic concerns. Some of the essays represent original research; others address current historiographical debates; still others offer concise syntheses of recently published monographs, including seminal works in German. The essays are centered around four themes: cities and the Reformation; the transmitting of the Reformation in print, ritual and song; women and the family; and lastly, the impact of the Reformation on education and other aspects of lay culture."--Back cover
Social discipline in the reformation : central Europe, 1550-1750 by R. Po-chia Hsia( Book )

23 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trent 1475 : stories of a ritual murder trial by R. Po-chia Hsia( Book )

15 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and German and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Easter Sunday, 1475, the dead body of a two-year-old boy named Simon was found in the cellar of a Jewish family's house in Trent, Italy. Town magistrates arrested all eighteen Jewish men and one Jewish woman living in Trent on the charge of ritual murder - the killing of a Christian child in order to use his blood in Jewish religious rites. Under judicial torture and imprisonment, the men confessed and were condemned to death; their women-folk, who had been kept under
A companion to the Reformation world by R. Po-chia Hsia( Book )

38 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and Swedish and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bringing together essays by leading scholars, this book focuses on recent work in Reformation history. The articles examine the Reformation in its broadest definition, presenting the Catholic Renewal as a continuum of the Protestant Reformation
A Jesuit in the Forbidden City : Matteo Ricci, 1552-1610 by R. Po-chia Hsia( Book )

26 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 16th century Italian Jesuit, Matteo Ricci was the founder of the Catholic Mission in China and one of the most famous missionaries of all time. A pioneer in bringing Christianity to China, Ricci spent twenty-eight years in the country, in which time he crossed the cultural divides between China and the west by immersing himself in the language and culture of his hosts. Even 400 years later, he is still one of the best known Westerners in China, celebrated for introducing Western scientific and religious ideas to China and for explaining Chinese culture to Europe. The first critical biography of RIcci to use all relevant sources, both Chinese and Western, A Jesuit in the Forbidden City tells the story of a remarkable life that bridged Counter-Reformation Catholic Europe and China under the Ming dynasty. Hsia follows the life of Ricci from his childhood in the central Italian town of Macerate, through his education in Rome, to his sojourn in Portuguese India, before the start of his long journey of self-discovery and cultural encounter in the Ming realm. Examining a range of new sources, Hsia offers important new insights into Ricci's long period of trial and frustration in Guangdong province, where he first appeared int he person of a foreign Buddhist monk. After this came his crucial move to Nanchang in 1595 that led to his sustained intellectual conversation with a leading Confucian scholar and subsequent synthesis of Christianity and Confucianism in propagating the Gospels in China. With his expertise in cartography, mathematics, and astronomy, Ricci quickly won recognition, especially after he had settled in Nanjing in 1598, the southern capital of the Ming dynasty. As his reputation and friendships grew, Ricci launched into a sharp polemic against Buddhism, while his career found its crowning achievement in the imperial capital of Beijing, leaving behind a life, work, and legacy that is still very much alive today
In and out of the ghetto : Jewish-gentile relations in late medieval and early modern Germany( Book )

20 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essays examine the role of economics, politics, social organization, language, and religion in the relations between Jews and non-Jews in central Europe from the fifteenth through eighteenth centuries. The authors grapple with such relevant issues as cultural identity, representation, toleration, and minority-majority relations. Individually, the essays probe the central questions of Jewish social, economic, and cultural development within the territorial states, secular and clerical, and in both rural and urban environments. Collectively, they focus more attention on the period before the emancipation of the nineteenth century and the destruction of German Jewry in the middle of the twentieth, emphasizing both continuities and discontinuities in the history of Jews in Germany
Calvinism and religious toleration in the Dutch Golden Age( Book )

22 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dutch society has enjoyed a reputation, or notoriety, for permissiveness from the sixteenth century to present times. The Dutch Republic in the Golden Age was the only society that tolerated religious dissenters of all persuasions in early modern Europe, despite being committed to a strictly Calvinist public Church. Professors R. Po-chia-Hsia and H.F.K. van Nierop have brought together a group of leading historians from the USA, the UK, and the Netherlands to probe the history and myth of this Dutch tradition of religious tolerance. This collection of outstanding essays reconsiders and revises contemporary views of Dutch tolerance. Taken as a whole, the volume's innovative scholarship offers unexpected insights into this important topic in religious and cultural history."--Jacket
Cultural translation in early modern Europe by Peter Burke( Book )

22 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Presents the practice of translation as part of cultural history ... This book seeks to achieve an understanding of the contribution of translation to the spread of information in early modern Europe. It focuses on non-fiction: the translation of books on religion, history, politics and especially on science"--Publisher description
Problems in the historical anthropology of early modern Europe( Book )

12 editions published between 1987 and 1997 in English and German and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noble patronage and Jesuit missions : Maria Theresia von Fugger-Wellenburg (1690-1762) and Jesuit missionaries in China and Vietnam by R. Po-chia Hsia( Book )

8 editions published in 2006 in 4 languages and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The making of the West : peoples and cultures by Lynn Hunt( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A highly readable narrative and chronological integration of political, social and cultural history, this text captures the spirit of each age as it situates Europe within a global context. An innovative organization seamlessly connects historical events and everyday life, while the text's distinctive features introduce students to the process of historical thinking. The fully revised second edition includes superior student support, 60 additional in-text primary sources, and comprehensive treatment of the post-1945 era
Matteo Ricci and the Catholic mission to China, 1583-1610 : a short history with documents by R. Po-chia Hsia( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Here at last is the text that many college teachers of Chinese, Asian, and world history have been waiting for: an accessible collection of primary sources on the life of the Italian Jesuit Matteo Ricci and the Catholic mission that he helped establish in China. Ricci's missionary career indeed constituted a key moment in modern history, for it was through his examples and recommendations that the Jesuits in China collectively adopted an accommodative approach to Chinese culture and embarked on various projects of cultural translation that resulted in the first wave of sustained interactions between Chinese and European civilizations. Instructors and students alike will benefit greatly from Hsia's lucid introduction, which sets Ricci's life story against the broader background of Portuguese Asia, Catholic renewal, and late Ming China; the pithy, informative introductory statements preceding each document; a chronological chart of major relevant events; and an excellent annotated bibliography of primary and secondary sources in multiple languages. This is a very affordable text produced at the highest academic standards."--Qiong Zhang, Associate Professor of History, Wake Forest University
Ou zhou jing ji shi : gong ye ge ming pian by Sahua Lin( Book )

9 editions published between 1984 and 1989 in Chinese and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La traducción cultural en la Europa moderna( Book )

6 editions published in 2010 in Spanish and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Limadou : Zi jin cheng li de Yesu hui shi by R. Po-chia Hsia( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in Chinese and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu quan mian shi yong zhong xi wen xiang guan wen xian de li ma dou chuan ji,Jiang shu le li ma dou gou tong fan zong jiao gai ge shi qi tian zhu jiao ou zhou yu ming dai zhong guo de bu ping fan de yi sheng.Zhui shu le li ma dou zai yi da li zhong bu cheng shi ma qie la ta de tong nian shi guang,Zai luo ma jie shou jiao yu de xue sheng shi dai,Zai pu shu yin du di qu de dou liu,Yi ji zai da ming di guo nei zi wo fa xian yu wen hua zao yu de man zhang jing li
The Cambridge history of Christianity( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This series offers a comprehensive chronological account of the development of Christianity in all its aspects theological, intellectual, social, political, regional, global from its beginnings to the present day. Each volume makes a substantial contribution in its own right to the scholarship of its period and the complete History constitutes a major work of academic reference. Far from being merely a history of Western European Christianity and its offshoots, the History aims to provide a global perspective. Eastern and Coptic Christianity are given full consideration from the early period onwards, and later, African, Far Eastern, New World, South Asian and other non-European developments in Christianity receive proper coverage. The volumes cover popular piety and non-formal expressions of Christian faith and treat the sociology of Christian formation, worship and devotion in a broad cultural context. The question of relations between Christianity and other major faiths is also kept in sight throughout. - Publisher
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The myth of ritual murder : Jews and magic in Reformation Germany
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Xia, Bojia 1953-

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夏, 伯嘉


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The myth of ritual murder : Jews and magic in Reformation GermanyReform and expansion, 1500-1660The German people and the ReformationTrent 1475 : stories of a ritual murder trialA companion to the Reformation worldA Jesuit in the Forbidden City : Matteo Ricci, 1552-1610In and out of the ghetto : Jewish-gentile relations in late medieval and early modern GermanyCalvinism and religious toleration in the Dutch Golden Age