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Death Blow to Corrupt Doctrines; A Plain Statement of Facts (Paperback) Loot Price: R284
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Death Blow to Corrupt Doctrines; A Plain Statement of Facts (Paperback): Kuang-Hsien Yang, Anonymous
Death Blow to Corrupt Doctrines; A Plain Statement of Facts (Paperback): Kuang-Hsien Yang, Anonymous

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Death Blow to Corrupt Doctrines; A Plain Statement of Facts (Paperback)

Kuang-Hsien Yang, Anonymous

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1870 edition. Excerpt: ... PETITION FKOM HUNAN FOR THE EXPULSION OF THE NON-HUMAN SPECIES The present petitioners, the elders of Heng-chow and Ching-bien, do earnestly pray that the dissolute and abandoned aon-human species, who disregard every principle of humanity, may be expelled and prohibited, in order to eradicate-the root of rebellion. The adherents of the T'ien-chu sect were originally barbarian islanders, brutish in nature. In ancient times they did not exist. In the end of the Ming Dynasty the foreigners Matteo Ricci, Adam Schaal, Ferdinand Verbiest, and others, some earlier and some later, crossed the ocean and clandestinely entered China; and gradually T'ien-chu chapels arose in every provincial and departmental city. By degrees the investigation of their affairs was neglected, and the people learned the T'ien-chu religion. Thus the Outer Ocean entered the Flowery Land, and misery begotten of corrupt doctrine began. But our dynasty, removing the old and instituting the new, thoroughly purged the uncleanness, destroyed their houses, burned their books, drove out their men, and condemned unrelentingly all who taught or learned the doctrine, and recorded their action among the statutes. For, in the whole line of imperial ancestors there is not one who in his illustrious instructions has not sought to have the people ever follow in the old paths, and to avoid disturbing in the least the peace of the government; their laws being stern and their intentions profound. This petition or memorial grew out of a persecution of Roman Catholics in Hunan, about ten years since. Though professedly an apology for that persecution, it is really a justification of it. It is introduced here to illustrate the manner in which foreigners should he regarded and treated at the...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2012
First published: July 2012
Authors: Kuang-Hsien Yang • Anonymous
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 1mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 20
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-65135-8
Barcode: 9781151651358
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-151-65135-4

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