Friday, September 17, 2010

The Blog's Namesake Honored in Seoul

Song Young-bae, honorary philosophy professor of Seoul National University, hailed him as "the pioneer of exchanges between East and West" — Koreans honor Ricci’s pioneering mission. "He brought Western science, technology, philosophy and religion to Chinese," Prof. Song said. "In turn he enlightened Europe about the socio-political system, philosophies and religions of China through his letters and books."

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