The Story of Caitiff Kang is lenient toward Kim Kyongso, though.
The Story of Caitiff Kang was available in both vernacular Korean and literary Chinese in the late Choson, and seven different editions are extant, proving that it had a broad readership.
Especially once this perception was written down in popular books such as the Record of Loyalty and Devotion and the Story of Caitiff Kang, and in various private collected works (munjip [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]) authored by scholars and officials of the late Choson, it was impossible to cleanse those records, as Kim Kyongso's supporters time and again deplored.
Pak Huibyong, "17 segi ch'o ui sungmyong paeho non kwa pujongjok sosol chuingong ui tungjang--Kang No chon e taehan koch'al" [The Discourse of Revering Ming and Repelling the Qing and the Emergence of the Negative Protagonist in Novels in the Early Seventeenth Century--An Investigation of the Story of Caitiff Kangl in Kinyom nonch'ong kanhaeng winwonhoe, ed.
Douce 288 (Pore caitiff, with a unique Latin rubric) was owned in the late-15th or early-16th century by "Elsabeth kyng in abcherch p.
On an endleaf is an English version of the part of Rolle's Oleum effusum which is omitted from the partial translation in The pore caitiff (Doyle 1954: 19), and throughout the manuscript are marginalia (including many pointing hands) which suggest that this book was read with careful attention.
Ancrene wisse was expanded on and incorporated into a number of later texts from the mid 13th century until well into the 15th century, including be wohunge of ure Lauerd (mid 13th century), A talkyng of the love of God (14th century, via Wohunge), the Vernon Manuscript's Life of Adam and Eve, be Holy Boke Gratia Dei (14th century), The chastising of God's children (late 14th century), Disce mori and the related Ignorancia sacerdotum (mid 15th century, via Chastising), The pore caitiff (late 14th century), The treatise of the five senses (15th century), The tretyse of loue (late 15th century), an anonymous 15th century "Sins tract" identified and edited by Diekstra (1990, 1998), and a passion meditation in BL Harley 1740, edited by Marx (1994).
Signing to Trustkill Records in 2004, they released debut album The Caitiff
Choir later that year.
To set the caitiffs straight, Jesus temporarily relinquishes his posture as a righter of wrongs and assumes instead the role of a teacher.
Jesus' question and answer session suggests that he intends to move the caitiffs (and implicitly the audience) from ignorance to knowledge by a process of reasoning.