Chinese Religion

Chinese Religion : An Introduction

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This book should be of interest to students taking courses in eastern religions in departments of religious studies, asian studies, anthropology and philosophy.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 165.1 x 231.14 x 10.16mm | 362.87g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
  • Belmont, CA, United States
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • 0534092705
  • 9780534092702

Table of contents

The early Chinese world view. Pre-scientific theory and religious practice. The family: kindred and ancestors. The community: gods and temples. The state: emperor and officials. Three ways of ultimate transformation: 1 - Taoist tradition, 2 - Literati tradition, 3 - Buddhist tradition. Their separate ways: cults and sects. The festival year. The disruption of tradition. Appendices. Notes. Glossary. Selected Readings.show more

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