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The religion of the Chinese

by J. J. M. de Groot

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Published by Hyperion Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China
    • Subjects:
    • China -- Religion.

    • Edition Notes

      Reprint of the 1912 ed. published by Macmillan, New York, in series: The Hartford-Lamson lectures on the religions of the world.

      Statementby J.J.M. DeGroot.
      SeriesHartford-Lamson lectures on the religions of the world.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL1801 .G63 1981
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 230 p. ;
      Number of Pages230
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4401693M
      ISBN 100830500049
      LC Control Number79002824
      OCLC/WorldCa6223345

        But how many Chinese would there have to be to generate a religion? It could be just one—that Daoist sage in the mountains—but in reality it takes a village, according to Ian Johnson in his wonderful new book, The Souls of China. Chinese religion, Johnson writes, had little to do with adherence to a particular faith. “Religion in a State Society: China” Myron L. Cohen I. INTRODUCTION: CENTRAL POINTS China, the world’s largest society both now and in pre-industrial times, provides an excellent case for consideration of the multifaceted role of religion in the expression of social and political Size: KB.

      The main religions in China are Buddhism, Chinese folklore, Taoism and Confucianism among many others. There are still over millions Muslims, who had their won country occupied before s. Moreover, they are still being isolated by the Chinese's dictatorial government as a result of the Uyghurs' religion and rejection of the China corruptions. Chinese Religions: the eBook serves as a comprehensive yet accessible historical survey of Chinese religions. It covers the whole spectrum of Chinese religious history, providing a thorough and balanced coverage of major developments, texts, traditions, beliefs, practices, and institutions.

        This is a comprehensive work on the religions of China. As such, it includes an introduction giving an overview of the subject, and the special themes treated in the book, as well as detailed chapters on ancient religions, Confucianism, Taoism, Buddhism, Chinese Islam, Christianity in China as well as popular religion. Throughout the book, care is taken to present both the philosophical. The Religion of the Chinese (New York: The Macmillan Co., ), by J. J. M. de Groot. multiple formats at ; page images at HathiTrust; Religions of Ancient China, by Herbert Allen Giles (Gutenberg text) Studies in Chinese Religion (London: Chapman and Hall, ), by Edward Harper Parker (multiple formats at ).


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