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Religion in Chinese society

Ch"ing K"un Yang

Religion in Chinese society

a study of contemporary social functions of religion and some of their historical factors

by Ch"ing K"un Yang

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby C.K. Yang.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 473p. ;
Number of Pages473
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18616389M

SOCI RELIGION IN CHINESE SOCIETY Syllabus DESCRIPTION: This undergraduate-level course is designed to introduce students to the sociological study of religion in Chinese society and late modern world. The purpose of this course is to make the student aware of different perspectives in understanding the significant role of Chinese. “This is a pioneering and original work of scholarship that redefines the role of religion in modern Chinese history. With significant new data that provide a powerful challenge to conventional secularist narratives of China’s modernization, this book will contribute to a major rethinking of religion’s importance in Chinese modernity.

Princeton University Library One Washington Road Princeton, NJ USA () An interesting and comprehensive guide to Religion, Culture and Society, this is a useful book for those studying Religious Education. There are helpful points to ponder, next steps and further explorations at the end of each chapter, allowing the reader the opportunity to extend their knowledge of a specific area.

Oct 11,  · Fenggang Yang, of Purdue University’s Center on Religion and Chinese Society, estimates that there are between 93 million and million Protestants in China, with fewer than 30 . 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 organization/10(13).


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Religion In Chinese Society by C.K. Yang is a book I discovered on the recommended reading list for my course. I think I can honestly say it is the best book on Chinese religion that I've read so far/5. Religion and Ritual in Chinese Society Arthur P.

Wolf. Year: Publisher: Stanford University Press You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read.

Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will. There’s Chinese food and Chinese medicine, and those are perhaps the only two big things left from the old society.

So religion is a way to identify as Chinese. In your book you also write of how Xi Jinping and the current government of China has an ambivalent relationship toward 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(4).

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".Reviews: 1.

This book describes the religious behavior of all classes in China. It provides a functional study of the religious element in Chinese life to other aspects of society.

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.

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An impressively comprehensive review of Chinese religions. Neither scholars from China nor the West have been able to accomplish such a comprehensive review of Chinese religions as rafaelrvalcarcel.com by: China has been a multi-religion country since the ancient times.

It is well known that Confucianism is an indigenous religion and is the soul of Chinese culture, which enjoyed popular support among people and even became the guiding ideology for feudalism society, but it did not develop into a national belief. Religion in Chinese Society [C.K.

YANG] on rafaelrvalcarcel.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is the first book to describe the religious behavior of all classes of Chinese.

According to noted anthropologist Robert RedfieldAuthor: C.K. YANG. Get this from a library. Religion in Chinese society: a study of contemporary social functions of religion and some of their historical factors.

[Ch'ing-K'un Yang]. 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".

Review of Religion and Chinese Society is an international peer-reviewed journal that publishes articles and book reviews in social sciences and certain humanities disciplines.

All articles will be in English, and Chinese titles and abstracts will be provided as well. • “Religion” is understood in the broadest sense, including various spiritualities and meaning-making systems of beliefs.

The Religion of China: Confucianism and Taoism is a book written by Max Weber, a German economist and rafaelrvalcarcel.com 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.

Religion in Chinese Society: A Study of Contemporary Social Functions of Religion and Some of Their Historical Factors by Yang, C.

and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at rafaelrvalcarcel.com The Chinese Society for Shamanic Studies was founded in Jilin City in Nuo folk religion is a system of the Chinese folk religion with distinct institutions and cosmology present especially in central-southern China.

It arose as an exorcistic religious movement, and it is interethnic but also intimately connected to the Tujia people. Review of Religion and Chinese Society. Launched inReview of Religion and Chinese Society is an international peer-reviewed journal publishes articles and book reviews in the social sciences and certain humanities rafaelrvalcarcel.com articles will be in English, and.

Dec 12,  · Popular religion is an amalgam of esoteric practices different from the common religion, often practiced in the lower strata of society. Popular religion is the religion of a subclass or minority group.

Popular religion is the religion of the masses as opposed to the religion of the highly cultured. rafaelrvalcarcel.com: David A. Palmer. Fenggang Yang: Will Chinese House Churches Survive the Latest Government Crackdown. Online Spiritual Atlas of China Fenggang Yang: The Definition of Religion for the Social Scientific Study of Religion in China and Beyond Review of Religion and Chinese Society, Volume 6, Issue 2 CRCS E-Newsletter 普度微言 No.

(60), February 5, “Religion in a State Society: China” Myron L. Cohen I. INTRODUCTION: CENTRAL POINTS China, the world’s largest society both now and in pre-industrial times, provides an excellent case for consideration of the multifaceted role of religion in the expression of social and political relationships.

Apr 06,  · AND THE IMPACT OF RELIGION ON CHINESE SOCIETY Washington, D.C. Monday, April 6, s he's just published a book that I recommend.Launched inReview of Religion and Chinese Society is an international peer-reviewed journal publishes articles and book reviews in the social sciences and certain humanities disciplines.

JJRS The Japanese Journal of Religious Studies is a semi-annual journal dedicated to the academic study of Japanese religions.To prepare students for a better understanding of the Chinese Diffused and Institutional Religion in Chinese society, some basic information on China is needed.

Thus the following homework is assigned. Homework: to read the chapter XII “Diffused and Institutional Religion in Chinese society” (P .