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Chinese religions

a cultural perspective
  • 202 Pages
  • 3.99 MB
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Prentice-Hall , Englewood Cliffs, N.J
China -- Rel

Places

StatementChristian Jochim.
SeriesPrentice-Hall series in world religions
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBL1802 .J63 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 202 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3028998M
ISBN 100131329944
LC Control Number85009511

This good introduction to all the religions in China has chapters on indigenous traditions (Part I), on the response of these to foreign religions (Part II), and on syncretism (Part III) structure the book.

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Book Description. Introducing Chinese Religions is the ideal starting point for students exploring the fascinating religious traditions of China. This introduction covers the whole spectrum of Chinese religious history, from the multi-faceted religious heritage of pre-modern China, to the practice of different religions in China today, as well as the spread and influence of Chinese religions.

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Chinese religions, in general, do not place as much emphasis as Christianity does on exclusivity and doctrine. Han Chinese culture is marked by a "harmonious holism" in which religious expression is syncretic and religious systems encompass elements that grow, change, and transform but remain within an organic whole.

Christianity, New Testament. Islam, The Holy Quran. Hinduism, has many holy books, but most popular is Shreemad Bhagavad Gita, Upanishads and Veda.

Buddhism, Tripitakas. Sikhism, Guru Granth Sahib. Judaism, has two religious books. One is Torah and the second is Talmud. Baha'ism, Kitáb-i-Aqdas. Chinese Religion: A Contextual Approach is a new introduction to the field of Chinese religion and culture.

It seeks to guide readers through some of the primary source material and to introduce them to continuing, contemporary debates and interpretations of religious ideas, concepts and practices in China and beyond.

Defining religion as a way of life, this book examines religious. 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 : Palgrave Macmillan UK.

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.

Instead, "Chinese religion" is a term describing the complex interaction of different religious and philosophical traditions that have been influential in China. Chinese religion is composed of four main traditions: Chinese folk religion, Confucianism, Taoism and Buddhism.

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Leading seller of Christian books, Bibles, gifts, homeschool products, church supplies, DVDs, toys and more. Everything Christian for Less for over 40 years. Chinese folk religion (also called Chinese popular religion or Shenism) is the most widespread form of religion in China, and among Chinese people worldwide.

It is the religious tradition of the Han Chinese, and involves veneration of forces of. 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. A short history of Chinese "religions." (The word "religion" did not enter the Chinese lexicon until the 19th century.) This essay examines Chinese belief systems, which refers to how people think and behave, philosophically and religiously.

Key Chinese practices this essay will cover are ancestral rites and divination, the teachings of the. Taoism was founded during the Zhou Dynasty in the 6th century by Lao-Tzu.

Lao-Tzu wrote down his beliefs and philosophy in a book called the Tao Te Ching. Julia Ching has 15 books on Goodreads with ratings. Julia Ching’s most popular book is Chinese Religions. “The goal of the crackdown is not to eradicate religions,” said Ying Fuk Tsang, director of the Christian Study Centre on Chinese Religion and Culture at the Chinese University of Hong Kong Author: Lily Kuo.

Chinese Religions and Philosophies Confucianism, Taoism, and Buddhism were the three main philosophies and religions of ancient China, which have individually and collectively influenced ancient and modern Chinese society.

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Edition 1st Edition. First Published Chinese religions. [Julia Ching] 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 The vitality of syncretism: popular religion -- The future of Chinese religions --Appendix: the Chinese liturgical year.\/span>\" ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n.

OCLC Number: Description: xiii, pages: 8 plates, illustrations, facsimile ; 25 cm. Contents: Chinese religion in the Shang dynasty --Religious developments from the establishment of the Chou dynasty to the birth of Confucius --The significance of Confucius for religion --Confucian interpreters: the Chung Yung; Mencius; Hsün-tzǔ --The religion of Mo.

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Buddhism is one of the largest belief systems in Asia, and is a prominent religion in China. It is one the most ancient religions, dating back the 5 th century B.C., when Buddhist founder, Siddhartha Guatama was born in India.

Much of Buddhism involves the contemplation of existence, and thus a major practice of most Buddhists is meditation.The main religions in China are Buddhism, Chinese folklore, Taoism and Confucianism among many others.

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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.

In recent months, the persecution of religious groups in China has been making headlines. The picture that these news stories create is one of China as a state that actively interferes with.