Chinese Religions, Paperback / softback Book

Chinese Religions Paperback / softback

Edited by The late Ninian Smart

Part of the Religions of the World series


This text provides a clear introduction to the history of religion in China and to religious practice in China and Taiwan today.

Using a descriptive and original approach, Joseph Adler focuses on the four major traditions: Confucianism, Taoism, Buddhism and popular/folk religion.

Tracing common themes, such as ancestor worship, sacrifice and divination, Adler highlights the ways in which religion has responded to and influenced political and cultural change in China.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 128 pages
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: History of religion
  • ISBN: 9780415262835


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