5 edition of Religion in Postwar China found in the catalog.
November 30, 1993 by Greenwood Press .
Written in English
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The work begins with brief overviews of religion in premodern and modern China, first by scholars in China, and then as understood by Western scholars. The bulk of the book consists of 1, annotated bibliographic entries--works by Chinese writers from the PRC and Western writers from East Asia, North America, and Europe.
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. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xviii, pages ; 23 cm. Contents: Foreword --Preface --Chronology of Dynasties and Periods --An Overview of Religion in Modern China --Religion as Viewed by Scholars in China --Postwar Western Views of Traditional Chinese Religion --Views of Religion by Chinese Scholars --Definition of Religion.
Aikman's book is extremely informative and detailed about the history and more importantly, the present status of religion in China. He did tremendous reporting to reach and have conversations with the leaders of Christianity in China and with Religion in Postwar China book of its browning band of by: Unique Characteristics of Religion in China (Book) -Allied powers ended the status of Shinto as state religion -Postwar constitution separates religion and state -Increasingly secularized.
Role Shintoism Played in WWII-Since s had been fueling a. Reviews David C. Religion in Postwar China: A Critical Analysis and Annotated Bibliography. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, xviii, pp. Hardcover $ Carefully compiled and annotated bibliographies are wonderful Sinological tools, and scholars in all areas of Chinese studies are indebted to die tireless efforts of bibliographers on their.
The government of China officially espouses state atheism, though Chinese civilization has historically long been a cradle and host to a variety of the most enduring religio-philosophical traditions of the world.
Confucianism and Taoism (Daoism), later joined by Buddhism, constitute the "three teachings" that have shaped Chinese are no clear boundaries.
Religions of China in Practice is a wonderful smorgasbord of philosophy, religious stories, poetry and history. The editor sets out to provide an overview of the three main religious traditions of China: Buddhism, Confuciansism and Daoism.
This is accomplished with a Cited by: Start studying Unit 2: Postwar America. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.
Religion in Postwar China is a valuable research tool for both the specialist and the nonspecialist in Chinese religion. Yu's work demonstrates how much the field has grown over the last five decades, a growth that makes it almost impossi ble for any one scholar to keep completely current with the contemporary litera.
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.
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Religion in China Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. An index to western-language books, book chapters, and articles on all parts of Asia Buddhism: Encyclopedias & Other Sources of Background Information See also general encyclopedias and dictionaries for religion under ENCYCLOPEDIAS+ : Michael Smith.
Crossing a broad terrain from Tokyo to Tibet, the book highlights long-term trends and key moments, such as the expulsion of Catholic missionaries from Japan, or the Taiping Rebellion in China, when religion dramatically transformed the political fate of a by: Religion in Japan is dominated by Shinto (the ethnic religion of the Japanese people) and by ing to surveys carried out in andless than 40% of the population of Japan identifies with an organized religion: around 35% are Buddhists, 3% to 4% are members of Shinto sects and derived religions, and from fewer than 1% to % are Christians.
“The teachings of Jesus were spoken two thousand years ago in Judea—they were not spoken in the China of today. They are therefore certainly not suited to China.”¹ Thus declared the scholar Zhang Chunyi () in Buddhist Christianity (Fohua Jidujiao).Although this was published in Shanghai in the s, it was reprinted in Taiwan in —a year after Zhuyin’s publication.
She is the author of Congregations in Conflict: Cultural Models of Local Religioius Life, which won the best book award from the American Sociological Association's religion section.
"The research in this book is more extensive than almost anything else on this topic—and this is a topic that has received considerable attention in recent.
The s were a period of dramatic change in relations between Japan and the People's Republic of China (PRC). The two countries established diplomatic relations for the first time, forged close economic ties and reached political agreements that still guide and constrain relations today.
This book delivers a history of this foundational period in Sino-Japanese. 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, /5.
"Lambert's short history is long on insights into the fraught relationship between religion and politics in American life. Judicious in its balance, the book provides a compendious overview of the current conflicts that divide Right from Left, and it deepens our understanding of those struggles by grounding them in the repeated contests between Christian and secular visions of.
After China's takeover forced Western missionary exodus, the postwar American-evangelical missions advance in "heathen," "non-Christian" lands appeared doomed.
Over the next two decades, widespread political revolutions recast Urbana's treatment of world religions, first by adding a new religion to the pantheon. Book Review: "Religion in China: Survival and Revival under Communist Rule" by Fenggang Yang Article in Journal of Contemporary Religion 29(1).
It is something of a conceit that a short book is all that it takes to settle its vast and sweeping theme—“religion and democracy on three continents” (North America, Asia, and.
In Yasukuni Shrine: History, Memory, and Japan’s Unending Postwar, Akiko Takenaka explains the rise of Yasukuni Shrine and its relevance to our current scholars and others have written on Yasukuni Shrine, but none, at least not in English, have produced such a captivating account of the shrine’s history.
After the Communist victory in China's civil war, Taiwan, then governed by the KMT (or Nationalist Party), became a focal point for both Buddhist and Christian activity in the Chinese world.
Focusing on some of the most influential monastics of the time, this study considers Buddhist responses to Christianity during its subsequent period of growth on the island. Religion in Modern Taiwan takes a new look at Taiwan's current religious traditions and their fortunes during the twentieth century.
Beginning with the cession of Taiwan to Japan in and the currents of modernization that accompanied it, the essays move on to explore the developments that have taken place as Buddhists, Daoists, Christians, non-Han aborigines.
Robert Ellwood, on the steps of St John’s Episcopal Church at Adams Boulevard and Figueroa Street. On a typical Sunday morning in the late s, almost half of. He has written on Buddhism in republican China and Taiwan, and has an interest in the intersection of politics and religion on the island.
His book--'Buddhist Responses to Christianity in Postwar Taiwan: Awakening the World'--is forthcoming from Amsterdam University Press. Chair: Professor Steve Tsang (Director, SOAS China Institute). In China, ‘History Is a Religion’ The Diplomat turns to regular contributor Dr.
Zheng Wang to better understand how history shapes politics in China. Wang is the author of the book. The rest of the book deals with the relation of the Christian repertoire to the nexus of religion and politics, including democracy and violence and sharply criticises polemical assertions of a.
Secularization was less strong where religion became a major element in awakening national consciousness, such as in Poland and Ireland. Post-communist Europe followed a somewhat different path.
In general the atheist policies during the communist period had a negative effect on the level of by: 6. Faiths of the Postwar Presidents from Truman to Obama David L. Holmes. Holmes writes more of a history book than a religious studies book; it is well-researched reading for the reader who.
Afterwards, a religious wasteland spread across Europe, leaving a population virtually devoid of religion. World War II added to the demise of Christianity, and post-war materialism and secularism have almost brought the death knell to religion in Britain and Europe.
The decline of religion is not unique to Britain and Europe. Religion in Postwar America U.S. Religious History Suburbia and Religion Phenomenal growth of churches, –60 Baby Boom New suburban, modernistic church architecture Postwar ecumenism World Council of Churches, National Council of Churches, Cooperation of Catholics after Vatican II National Association of Evangelicals, Katz P.R.
() Identity Politics And The Study Of Popular Religion In Postwar Taiwan. In: Katz P.R., Rubinstein M.A. (eds) Religion and the Formation of Taiwanese Identities. Palgrave Macmillan, New YorkCited by: 5. Research Guide to Chinese Religion Studies Chinese Collection The University of Iowa Libraries Studies of Chinese religion Religion in postwar China [Bibliography] Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, This international journal features articles and book reviews in all subjects about China.
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The volume goes beyond extant portrayals of the opposition of state and religion to emphasize their mutual constitution.