Themes in Comparative Religion

Chinese Religions

Authors: Ching, J.

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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. Throughout the book, care is taken to present both the philosophical teachings as well as the religious practices of the religious traditions, and reflections are offered regarding their present situation and future prospects. Comparisons are offered with other religions, especially Christianity.

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Ching, Julia

    Pages 1-12

  • The Ancestral Cult and Divination: The Dawn of Ancient Religion

    Ching, Julia

    Pages 15-32

  • Sacrifice and Kingship: the Eclipse of Ancient Religion

    Ching, Julia

    Pages 33-50

  • Morality and Rituals: Confucianism as Religious Humanism

    Ching, Julia

    Pages 51-67

  • Love or the Law: Confucianism and its Rivals: Mohism and Legalism

    Ching, Julia

    Pages 68-84

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Chinese Religions
Authors
Series Title
Themes in Comparative Religion
Copyright
1993
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Julia Ching
eBook ISBN
978-1-349-22904-8
DOI
10.1007/978-1-349-22904-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-333-53173-0
Softcover ISBN
978-0-333-53174-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 275
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