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Book Reviews © Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2006 Exchange 35,1 Also available online – www.brill.nl BOOK REVIEWS R  M  , Verschmelzung der Horizonte: Mozi und Jesus: Zur Hermeneutik der chinesisch-christlichen Begegnung nach Wu Leichuan (1869-1944) , Leyden et alii: Brill 2004, XIV + 613 p., ISBN 90 04 13864 1, price € 147.00 or US $ 210.00. Roman Malek SVD (born in 1951 in Poland) is known as the editor of the volumes The Chinese Face of Jesus Christ (2002 ff .; review of the fi rst volume in Exchange 33/1, 95-98). His concern for ‘China and Christ’ dates from when he wrote a sinological dissertation at Bonn University in Germany. Fusion of horizons is the redrafted edi- tion of that PhD-study. The book has four parts after the introduction: a biography of Wu Leichuan, the chancellor of Yangjing University in China, who converted to Christianity; a survey and analysis of his view on the life and teachings of Mozi (ca. 479-381 BC); a description and analysis of his view on Jesus’ life, teachings and personality; and his reinterpretation of both fi gures who were regarded as able to help China in overcoming its problems. The closing section http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Exchange Brill

Book Reviews

Exchange , Volume 35 (1): 134 – Jan 1, 2006

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© 2006 Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
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0166-2740
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© Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2006 Exchange 35,1 Also available online – www.brill.nl BOOK REVIEWS R  M  , Verschmelzung der Horizonte: Mozi und Jesus: Zur Hermeneutik der chinesisch-christlichen Begegnung nach Wu Leichuan (1869-1944) , Leyden et alii: Brill 2004, XIV + 613 p., ISBN 90 04 13864 1, price € 147.00 or US $ 210.00. Roman Malek SVD (born in 1951 in Poland) is known as the editor of the volumes The Chinese Face of Jesus Christ (2002 ff .; review of the fi rst volume in Exchange 33/1, 95-98). His concern for ‘China and Christ’ dates from when he wrote a sinological dissertation at Bonn University in Germany. Fusion of horizons is the redrafted edi- tion of that PhD-study. The book has four parts after the introduction: a biography of Wu Leichuan, the chancellor of Yangjing University in China, who converted to Christianity; a survey and analysis of his view on the life and teachings of Mozi (ca. 479-381 BC); a description and analysis of his view on Jesus’ life, teachings and personality; and his reinterpretation of both fi gures who were regarded as able to help China in overcoming its problems. The closing section

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