The paper also contextualizes the handbook and tries to identify both the authors and the addressees. In the mids, the Vatican launched the Christian inculturation process in China, which concerned architecture too. Nevertheless, many missionaries resisted, preferring Gothic or Italianate architecture to a new Sino-Christian style. The handbook participated in this debate. A pragmatic approach to church construction in Northern China at the time of Christian inculturation: The handbook "Le missionnaire constructeur In , French Jesuit missionaries from Daming published at Xianxian Hebei province a little handbook for church construction in Northern China: "Le missionnaire constructeur, conseils-plans" "The missionary builder: advice-plans" , containing 67 pages of text and 54 plates.
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In: Religion Topics. Prior to the advent of Christianity and even up to AD, Rome was relatively tolerant of religions. Judaism was accepted into the mix of various pagan religions of the Empire, and in its infancy Christianity was simply considered a sect of Judaism, which seemed to pose no real threat to the Empire because Jews did not seek to proselytize. What were the criticisms that the humanists made of the Catholic Church?