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Studies of Chinese religion

a comprehensive and classified bibliography of publications in English, French, and German through 1970

by Laurence G. Thompson

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Dickenson Pub. Co. in Encino, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China
    • Subjects:
    • China -- Religion -- Bibliography

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementcompiled by Laurence G. Thompson ; with the research and editorial assistance of Justine Pinto.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ7757.C6 T56, BL1802 T56
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxlv, 190 p. ;
      Number of Pages190
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4874734M
      ISBN 100822101874
      LC Control Number76001313

      X. This website uses cookies as well as similar tools and technologies to understand visitors’ experiences. By continuing to use this website, you consent to Columbia University Press’ usage of cookies and similar technologies, in accordance with the . Scholars have studied the economic dimension of Chinese folk religion, whose rituals and temples interweave a form of grassroots socio-economic capital for the well-being of local communities, fostering the circulation of wealth and its investment in the "sacred capital" of temples, gods and ancestors.

        Volumes 2 and 3 should be out by the end of the year. These three volumes represent the latest empirical studies of various religious phenomena in China today. Yang, Fenggang. Religion in China: Survival and Revival under Communist Rule. The book provides a comprehensive overview of religious change in China. Yiwu, Liao. Facts about Chinese Religion 3: the practice of Chinese religions. The Chinese religious practice was supported by the Chinese emperors. The Mandate of Heaven was claimed by the emperors. Facts about Chinese Religion 4: Communist Party. The Communist of China has controlled China since

      History >> Ancient China Three major religions or philosophies shaped many of the ideas and history of Ancient China. They are called the three ways and include Taoism, Confucianism, and Buddhism. Taoism Taoism was founded during the Zhou Dynasty in the 6th century by Lao-Tzu. the Chinese Spiritual Life Survey directed by the Purdue University's Center on Religion and Chinese Society concluded that many types of Chinese folk religions and Taoism are practised by possibly hundreds of millions of people; % of the total population or million people practised Chinese ancestral religion, but only 16%.


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Studies in Chinese Religions is now indexed in the Bibliography of Asian Studies (BAS). Chinese Religious Traditions provides a concise introduction to the history of religion in China and its ramifications in China today.

Focusing on the four major religious traditions of Confucianism, Daoism, Buddhism, and popular religion, this book covers the religious and ethical ideas as well as the practices within each by: 5.

This book brings together the studies of Jeaneane Fowler in Taoism, Chinese popular religion, and the broader canvas of Chinese cosmogony, along with those of Merv Fowler in Confucianism, Ch'an (Zen) Buddhism, and Pure Land Buddhism.

Chinese Religions requires no previous knowledge and thereby serves as an introduction to the religions of China, placing them in the wider context of Chinese. How is it going to change China. Richard Madsen is one of the pioneers of Chinese religious study in the West.

He has looked at many different practices, and written a lot about Catholicism, but in this book he looks at Taiwan’s political democratisation in the 80s.

“Richard Madsen is one of the pioneers of Chinese religious study in the West”. Julia Ching has written an excellent and wide ranging overview of Chinese religions in the appropriately titled "Chinese Religions." As in any book that is such a wide ranging survey, there is always the danger that the author will get too detailed for those new in the field, and lose them/5(7).

Laurence Thompson's Chinese Religion: An Introduction, Fifth Edition is unique in its presentation of religious expression as a manifestation of Chinese culture. Part of Wadsworth's Religious Life in History Series, this accessible introduction to Chinese religion adheres to the Series' fundamental mission to explore religion as a means to /5.

The book shows how religion has remerged in the People's Republic of China, and how religions relate to the Chinese Communist system. Religion provides a lens through which to observe a range of. Learn more on the Society for the Study of Chinese Religions.

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It is almost impossible in the Chinese world to separate Confucianism, Taoism, and Buddhism. Thus, those individuals practicing “Chinese traditional religion” today number million and include all three of the religions in China and Taiwan. The structure of Chinese society and its focus on rituals, familial respect and obligation, worship of ancestors, and self-discipline, remains greatly influenced by Confucius and his teachings.

Taoism. Taoism (also called Daoism) is a Chinese religion that developed a bit after Confucianism, around two thousand years ago.

The author quotes copiously from the traditional Chinese texts, with translations, and compares these texts with modern (late 19th century) Chinese religious customs.

The book covers subjects such as funeral customs, burial, ancestor worship, and belief in ghosts, demons, specters, magic, and exorcism. Originally published in   Social scientific studies of religion by mainland Chinese scholars has also increased in recent years, using theories and methods developed mainly outside China.

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It publishes scholarly articles of interest to specialists, but written so as to be intelligible to other scholars who wish to keep informed of current scholarship. Religion in China: Survival and Revival under Communist Rule.

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This book introduces Chinese religious life and practice in its cultural, social and political context. It is designed for the general reader, written by an international team of scholars from a variety of disciplines. Buddhism, Daoism, Confucianism, Popular Religion, Christianity, and Islam are treated not as distinct systems, but as cultural and religious expressions interwoven in the.

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