Chinese Religions, Paperback / softback Book

Chinese Religions Paperback / softback

Edited by The late Ninian Smart

Part of the Religions of the World series

Description

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.

Information

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

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