Chinese Religions

Chinese Religions : A Cultural Perspective

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This book introduces Chinese religious traditions by focusing on the interaction between religion and other aspects of Chinese culture. It identifies the basic features of religious theory, practice and social organization in China. It describes the relationship betwen religion and the arts, literature, politics, and philosophy in China. It also includes a glossary featuring explanations of Chinese terms.show more

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  • Paperback | 220 pages
  • 153.4 x 228.6 x 11.2mm | 268.73g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0131329944
  • 9780131329942

Table of contents

I. AN OVERVIEW OF CHINESE RELIGIOUS TRADITIONS. Introduction: The Many Faces of Chinese Spirituality. History: The Pattern of China's Religious Past. Orthodoxy and Heterodoxy: Monks and Millenarians in the Eyes of the Confucian State. Religion and the Arts in China. II. AN ANALYSIS OF CHINESE RELIGIOUS TRADITIONS. Theoretical Expression in Chinese Religion. Practical Expression in Chinese Religion. Sociological Expression in Chinese Religion. The Chinese Believer's Ultimate Meaning Context: A Concluding Analysis. Glossary. Bibliography. Index.show more

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