6 edition of Chinese Religion and Society (2 volumes) found in the catalog.
September 17, 2004
by The Chinese University Press
Written in English
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Why religion is so widespread amongst human societies? The diversity of religions across cultures. Religion, gender, and sexuality. How religions contribute to the maintenance of social order. Religious beliefs and practices, and why they change. What part religions play in cultural and social transformation. This volume examines aspects of religion and ritual in China. Various topics are covered including the sociology of Chinese religion, religion and ritual in Lukang, religious organization in the history of a Taiwanese town, and village alliance temples in Hong Kong.3/5(1).
Society for the Study of Chinese Religions Bulletin ( - ) Browse the list of issues and latest articles from Journal of Chinese Religions. List of issues Volume 46 Volume 45 Volume 44 Volume 43 Volume 42 Volume 41 . 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. Chinese Religions in Contemporary Societies is an accessible, multidimensional introduction to religions in present-day China and Taiwan.
Chinese philosophy originates in the Spring and Autumn period and Warring States period, during a period known as the "Hundred Schools of Thought", which was characterized by significant intellectual and cultural developments. Although much of Chinese philosophy begins in the Warring States period, elements of Chinese philosophy have existed for several thousand years; some can be found in the. C.K. Yang, Religion in Chinese society: a study of contemporary social functions of religion and some of their historical factors (1st edition ; Chinese edition here). The sociological approach to Chinese religion was slow to develop—partly due to the difficulty of access to mainland China after , and partly because of the enduring.
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Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ — $ Hardcover, Import, January 1, 4/4(1). These volumes contain a selection of twenty-one essays presented in a conference convened jointly by the Ecole francaise d'Extreme-Orient and the Centre for the Study of Religion and Chinese Society of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, on "Religion and Chinese Society: The Transformation of a Field and Its Implications for the Study of Chinese Culture".Format: Hardcover.
This book explores the interaction between religion and nationalism in the Chinese societies of mainland China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. Cheng-tian Kuo analyses the dominant religions, including Chinese Buddhism, Tibetan Buddhism, Daoism, Christianity, Islam, and folk religions, but he also goes beyond that, showing how in recent decades the Chinese state has tightened its control over religion.
These volumes contain a selection of twenty-one essays presented in a conference convened jointly by the Ecole francaise d'Extreme-Orient and the Centre for the Study of Religion and Chinese Society of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, on "Religion and Chinese Society: The Transformation of a Field and Its Implications for the Study of Chinese Culture."/5(5).
These volumes contain a selection of twenty-one essays presented in a conference convened jointly by the Ecole francaise d'Extreme-Orient and the Centre Chinese Religion and Society book the Study of Religion and Chinese Society of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, on "Religion and Chinese Society: The Transformation of a Field and Its Implications for the Study of Chinese Culture".Reviews: 1.
Still, you can’t keep religion down, and after Mao died inas soon as the s there was a reflowering of practices which had previously been banned, as related in your second book pick, Qigong Fever by David Palmer. When I was in China in the s, and further back in the s, there was a movement called Qigong.
Neither scholars from China nor the West have been able to accomplish such a comprehensive review of Chinese religions as this. No other book offers such a detailed, sustained analysis and functional interpretation of critical facts in order to reveal a pattern of relationship between religion and Chinese social life and by: Written by a team of internationally renowned scholars, this volume provides an in-depth introduction to religion in contemporary China.
Instead of adopting the traditional focus on pre-modern religious history and doctrinal traditions, Chinese Religious Life examines the social dimensions of religious life, with essays devoted to religion in urban, rural, and ethnic minority settings; to the.
The structure of Chinese society and its focus on rituals, familial respect and obligation, worship of ancestors, and self-discipline, remains greatly influenced by Confucius and his teachings.
Taoism. Taoism (also called Daoism) is a Chinese religion that developed a bit after Confucianism, around two thousand years ago. the Chinese Spiritual Life Survey directed by the Purdue University's Center on Religion and Chinese Society concluded that many types of Chinese folk religions and Taoism are practised by possibly hundreds of millions of people; % of the total population or million people practised Chinese ancestral religion, but only 16%.
The Journal of Chinese Religions (JCR) is the longest-standing journal in the field of Chinese religions. It is a peer-reviewed, bi-annual academic journal that publishes research articles, book reviews, and other communications on all aspects of Chinese religions.
JCR is published in affiliation with the Society for the Study of Chinese Religions (SSCR). The book looks at the practical and functionality of religion in Chinese society.
Rather than spending a lot of time discussing the the Religion In Chinese Society by C.K. Yang is a book I discovered on the recommended reading list for my course/5. Fenggang Yang, Ph.D.
() from the Catholic University of America, is Professor of Sociology and Founding Director of the Center on Religion and Chinese Society at Purdue is the author of Religion in China: Survival and Revival under Communist Rule () and Editor-in-Chief of Review of Religion and Chinese Society (Brill).
He was the president of the Society for the. Religion and Society in T'ang and Sung China by Patricia Buckley Ebrey, Peter N.
Gregory,University of Hawaii Press edition, in English. Reading: Chapter12 “Popular religion” (Julia Ching, Chinese Religion, Orbis Books, ) Homework: Is Taoism a popular religion.
UNIT XII Religion under socialism in China Reading: Chapter 5 “Coordinating religion with Socialist society” (P, Luo Zhufeng, ed. Religion Under Socialism in China. Translated by Donald E. MacInnis and. Get this from a library. Religion and Chinese society. [John Lagerwey; École française d'Extrême-Orient.; Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Centre for the Study of Religion and Chinese Society.;] -- These volumes contain a selection of twenty-one essays presented in a conference convened jointly by the Ecole francaise d'Extreme-Orient and the Centre for the Study of Religion and Chinese.
The Center on Religion and Chinese Society (CRCS) was started in to advance scholarship and dialogue on Chinese religions. Inthe center expanded its focus to religion in the Global East, including societies in East Asia and the East Asian diaspora.
Religion in Chinese Society: A Study of Contemporary Social Functions of Religion and Some of Their Historical Factors by C. Yang and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Religion of China: Confucianism and Taoism is a book written by Max Weber, a German economist and was first published in German under the title Konfuzianismus und Taoismus in and an adapted version appeared in An English translation was published in and several editions have been released since.
These volumes contain a selection of twenty-one essays presented in a conference convened jointly by the Ecole francaise d'Extreme-Orient and the Centre for the Study of Religion and Chinese Society of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, on "Religion and Chinese Society: The Transformation of a Field and Its Implications for the Study of Chinese Culture".
Chinese religion was originally oriented to worshipping the supreme god Shang Di during the Xia and Shang dynasties, with the king and diviners acting as priests and using oracle bones.
The Zhou dynasty oriented it to worshipping the broader concept of heaven. A large part of Chinese culture is based on the notion that a spiritual world exists.As of the yearChina has been mainly populated by the religion of Confucianism and also the religion of Taoism.
Even though these religions differ greatly from Christianity they thrive in China because the communists rule in china suppresses Christian beliefs.
The book “The Religion of China” states how the book is set up. The T'ang () and Sung () dynasties were times of great change in China. The economy flourished, the population doubled, printing led to a great increase in the availability of books, Buddhism became a fully sinicized religion penetrating deeply into ordinary : $