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Religion in China

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Published by Kessinger Publishing .
Written in English


  • Oriental & Indian philosophy,
  • Philosophy,
  • Religion,
  • Taoist,
  • Eastern - Taoism

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages344
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8061315M
ISBN 100766176894
ISBN 109780766176898

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Religion in China Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. From the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, a revelatory portrait of religion in China today--its history, the spiritual traditions of its Eastern and Western faiths, and the ways in which it is influencing China's future. The Souls of China tells the story of one of the world's great/5. Religion in China Today. Beijing: New World Press, This book offers a broad overview of ancient, Taoist, Buddhist, Muslim, Catholic, Protestant and Orthodox sites in contemporary ’s China. The purpose of this book is to educate a Western population on the general state of . Apr 07,  · The Souls of China by Ian Johnson – the resurgence of religion after Mao The author meets Taoist musicians, rebel Christians and celebrity Zen Author: Julia Lovell.

Religion in China survived the most radical suppression in human history--a total ban of any religion during and after the Cultural Revolution. All churches, temples, and mosques were closed down, converted for secular uses, or turned to museums for the purpose of atheist education. Over the last three decades, however, religion has survived and thrived even as China remains under Communist rule. “Building on a burgeoning wave of scholarship on Chinese religion over the past fifteen years, Vincent Goossaert and David A. Palmer offer a highly convincing narrative framework for understanding what religion was in late imperial China, what it became under the secularizing agendas of China’s twentieth-century governments, and what it might become in the global world of the future. This new 4 volume collection is an authoritative anthology containing the best scholarship on aspects of religion in contemporary China. The articles will focus on religious beliefs, practices and organisations as well as on the interactive relations between religion and other dimensions of communal. Jun 08,  · At the outset of this account of China’s astounding religious revival since the end of the Mao era in the s, Johnson explains the differences between Chinese religious traditions—Confucianism, Daoism, and Buddhism—and the “Abrahamic” faiths, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam: “Chinese religion had little theology, almost no.