The Chinese Chasuble of Dom Pierre-Célestin Lou Tseng-Tsiang, OSB

Posted March 26, 2017 5:59 pm by Shawn Tribe

The Chinese Chasuble of Dom Pierre-Célestin Lou Tseng-Tsiang, OSB

Almost seven years ago, on April 21, 2010, I published an article here, Liturgical Arts Quarterly 1935: “Christian Art in the Far East.” This article presented some fine examples of liturgical inculturation — something that I often explored here on NLM, particularly as so many things manifest in the name of “inculturation” in our time seem so often misguided and misplaced; it is worthwhile remembering, however, that it hasn’t always been this way, nor must it be. One of the pieces that was shown in this article was a Gothic Revival chasuble that employed Chinese themed motifs: This particular chasuble belonged

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