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Religious trends in modern China

Wing-tsit Chan

Religious trends in modern China

by Wing-tsit Chan

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Published by Human Relations Area Files in New Haven, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religious thought -- China,
  • China -- Religion

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Wing-tsit Chan
    SeriesHuman relations area files. AF1, China -- 19, Lectures on the history of religions -- new ser., no. 3, Haskell lectures in comparative religion -- 1950, Human relations area files -- 19
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationon microfiches
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15132337M

    The status and practice of religious traditions in modern Chinese society has indeed progressed in acceptance by the People's Republic of China (present). For example, the Communist Party of China, officially atheistic, initially suppressed Taoism along with other religions. Much of the Taoist infrastructure was destroyed. Read the full-text online edition of Modern Trends in World Religions (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Modern Trends in World Religions. Modern Trends in World Religions. By A. Eustace Haydon. No cover image. Iv. the Task of Modern Religion

    Religion In Modern China The Islamic minority in China is a large one and certain trends are ob-servable. These are (i) a tendency towards liberalism-the Chinese Muslims advocate modernism and the wearing of European-style clothes; (2) new attitudes towards the Koran-they study it . • People assume there is no religion in modern day China because it is a communist country. People just assume because it is a communist country that they practice atheism or no religion at all and this is false. Religion in China is permitted but highly regulated meaning only certain approved religions can be practiced in certain places.

    Tracing the ways in which the vast religious resources (texts, expertise, symbolic capital, material wealth, etc.) that circulated throughout Chinese society during the late imperial period were reconfigured during this later era, Katz sheds new light on modern Chinese religious life and the understudied nexus between religion and modern. About the Book. This well-illustrated volume seeks to explain an enigmatic and paradoxical symbolism common to many of the world religions, both polytheistic and monotheistic - th.


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The Religious Question in Modern China integrates historical, anthropological, and sociological perspectives in a comprehensive overview of China’s religious history that is certain to become an indispensible reference for specialists and students alike.

Science, and Utopia in China, among other books. His most recent book (co-authored with V. Goossaert) is The Religious Question in Modern China (). Glenn Shive is the executive director of the Hong Kong America Center, a consortium of Hong Kong universities promoting academic exchange between the United States and Hong Kong and between the United States and China via universities in Hong.

Acknowledgments List of figures, maps, and tables List of Contributors 1. Introduction: Revitalizing and Innovating Religious Traditions in Contemporary China - Adam Yuet Chau 2.

Buddhism in the Reform Era: A Secularized Revival. - Ji Zhe 3. Morality Books and the Re-Growth of Lay Buddhism in China. The crackdown on religion in China is not invisible. Indeed, the state of religious freedom in China was a prominent topic during the recent Universal Periodic Review in November ADDITIONAL RESOURCES CHINESE CHRISTIANS IN THE MEDIA The New York Times: "Backgrounder: Religion in China" This May article covers recent religious trends in China, set against a backdrop of.

Making Religion, Making the State combines cutting-edge perspectives on religion with rich empirical data to offer a challenging new argument about the politics of religion in modern China. The volume goes beyond extant portrayals of the opposition of state and religion to emphasize their mutual constitution.

It examines how the modern category of religion is enacted and implemented in. His books include Chen Village under Mao and Deng (, with Anita Chan and Jonathan Unger), Morality and Power in a Chinese Village (), China and the American Dream (), China's Catholics: Tragedy and Hope in an Emerging Civil Society (), and Democracy’s Dharma: Religious Renaissance and Political Development in Taiwan ( A comprehensive introduction to the resurgence of religion in China and Taiwan since the end of the Cultural Revolution and a wide-ranging examination of the impact of religious traditions on Euro-Americans and Chinese immigrants in present-day North America.

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