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The state religion of China

by A. P. Happer

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Published by American Presbyterian Mission Press in Shanghai .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion

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    Statementby Inquirer
    The Physical Object
    Pagination44 p. ;
    Number of Pages44
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26214041M
    OCLC/WorldCa51380236

    Other articles where Chinese religion is discussed: purgatory: Purgatory in world religions: In medieval Chinese Buddhism, the classical Buddhist understanding of rebirth and transfer of merit merged with traditional practices and beliefs concerning the veneration of ancestors and the placation of potentially troublesome ghosts. The Chinese Buddhist afterworld is perceived as . Get this from a library! Making religion, making the state: the politics of religion in modern China. [Yoshiko Ashiwa; David L Wank;] -- This text combines cutting-edge perspectives on religion with rich empirical data to offer a challenging argument about the politics of religion in modern China. The volume goes beyond extant.

      As a companion to The Immanent Frame‘s newly launched series of essays on the state of religion in China, this piece embarks on a brief historical survey, outlining the wide variety of beliefs and practices that religion in China encapsulates, and paying particular attention to the events and philosophies that have shaped the policies of the atheist People’s Republic of China. An introduction into the most important aspects of religion in China past and present. - An Encyclopaedia on Chinese History, Literature and Art.

    China's national and local regulations on religion: recent developments in legislation and implementation: roundtable before the Congressional-Executive Commission on China, One Hundred Ninth Congress, second session, Novemb Washington: U.S. G.P.O.,   More than one in five countries has an official state religion, with the majority being Muslim states, and a further 20% of countries have a preferred or favoured : Harriet Sherwood.


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State and Religion in China Paperback – May 1, by Anthony C. Yu (Author) › Visit Amazon's Anthony C. Yu Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.

See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Cited by: Furthermore, it provides plenty of avenues for research into local religious issues from a social science perspective.".

(Thomas Heberer The China Journal) "Making Religion, Making the State, seeks to explain the process of institutionalizing the modern concept of religion in the state and in the religion.5/5(1). Book Description: Over the last forty years, our vision of Chinese culture and history has been transformed by the discovery of the role of religion in Chinese state-making and in local society.

The Daoist religion, in particular, long despised as “superstitious", has recovered its place as “the native higher religion.". Over the last forty years, our vision of Chinese culture and history has been transformed by the discovery of the role of religion in Chinese state-making and in local society.

The Daoist religion. —Thomas Heberer, The China Journal "Making Religion, Making The state religion of China book State, seeks to explain the process of institutionalizing the modern concept of religion in the state and in the religion.

It combine cutting-edge perspectives on religion with rich empirical data to offer a challenging new argument about the politics of religion in modern China.". 图书The Religion of China 介绍、书评、论坛及推荐.

"The Religion of China: Confucianism and Taoism" (original Free Press edition ) is one of a number of works by the German sociologist Max Weber () published in English translation only long after his death, during a post-World-War II boom in Anglo-American interest in his writing/10(23).

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State religion of ancient China. State religion of ancient China. by Lester James Bilsky. Originally the author's thesis, University of Washington, Asian folklore and social life monographs, v.

by Lester James Bilsky. The Politics of Religion in Modern China. Edited by Yoshiko Ashiwa and David L. Wank. PAGES. Cite this book. Cover Images. Print. Marketing Flyer. RIS Citation. Export to citation manager.

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The picture that these news stories create is one of China as a state that actively interferes with religion one way or another. This much is clear from the treatment of Muslim Uyghurs, Christians. The best books on Religion in China 1 The Religious Question in Modern China by Vincent Goossaert and David Palmer.

2 Qigong Fever by David Palmer. 3 The Missionary's Curse and Other Tales from a Chinese Catholic Village by Henrietta Harrison. 4 Zen Baggage: A Pilgrimage to China by Bill Porter. 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 religious life in China as a visitor’s guide. Religions of China in Practice Edited by Donald S. Lopez is a truly excellent book.

It's a collaboration of many scholars, each picks a text they find significant and translates it from Chinese into English and includes a preface for background, why it's important, and points of interest. (37 texts in total!)/5. This volume looks at Religions in China Today.

Articles include: Belief in Control: Regulation of Religion in China, Local Communal Religion in Contemporary Southeast China, The Cult of the Silkworm Mother as a Core of Local Community Religion in a North China Village, Local Religion in Hong Kong and Macau, Religion and the State in Post-war Taiwan, Daoism in China.

In his book "State and Religion in China", Antony C. Yu noted, "Despite the adoption of a constitution that allegedly would transform [China's] socio-political body into a modern, secular republic, it has yet to scrutinize and query the legitimacy of its enduring form of political religion - the worship of absolute power invested in the state.".

Fincher’s book on Leftover Women is a refreshing work within the topic of China and gender, which argues that the labeling of women as being “leftover” is part of a state-sponsored media campaign that has created a greater disparity between men and women in China today – contrary to a popular assumption that women have benefited from.

Religion–State Relations 4. Archetypes of religion–state constitutional relationships Within the baselines of respecting religious freedom outlined above, the relations between the state and one or more religious groups may be structured in various ways, depending on (a) the extent to which the state funds, supports or endorses.

Buddhism has a long tradition in China, while Islam has been prominent among the minority groups like Hui or Uighur.

Christianity has come into China through the influence of Jesuit missionaries since the 16th century. And there are also many many cult and sect movements in China that have always been outlawed by the government.

Read this book on Questia. So early as the third century B.C., Buddhism seems to have appeared in China, though it was not until the latter part of the first century A.D.

that a regular propaganda was established, and not until a century or two later still that this religion began to take a firm hold of the Chinese people. The Present Conditions of Religion in China. China is a country with a great diversity of religious beliefs.

The main religions are Buddhism, Taoism, Islam, Catholicism and Protestantism. Citizens of China may freely choose and express their religious beliefs, and make clear their religious affiliations.

According to incomplete statistics, there are over million. In ancient Chinese religion, yin and yang are the two primordial _____, energy or breathe, that emerged out of an original state of undifferentiated chaos Qi The Scripture of the Way and Its Potent Manifestation was supposed to have been written by.

Religion in China is closely managed by legislation. Unlike the U.S., where church and state are technically separate, the Chinese state governs religion just as it governs other areas of life.

So when new legislation on religion comes out, everyone gets a little nervous.CONTEMPORARY CHINA: A BOOK LIST. by Lubna Malik and Lynn White. Winter Edition.

Religion of Taipings. DSW29' Wakeman, Frederic, The Fall of Imperial China Culture, Power, & the State, [to ].