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Chinese Religions
AuthorChing, Julia 秦家懿, 1934-2001
Pub. LocationMaryknoll, NYPublisherOrbis Books
Date1993Phys. Desc.xv, 275 p. ; 22 cm.
LocationReading RoomCall NumberBL1802.C548 1993
Julia Ching.
Introduction -- The ancestral cult and divination : the dawn of ancient religion -- Sacrifice and kingship : the eclipse of ancient religion -- Morality and rituals : Confucianism as religious humanism -- Love or the law : Confucianism and its rivals : Mohism and Legalism -- Freedom and the natural : Taoism as religious philosophy -- Immortality and mysticism : Taoism as salvation religion -- Scripture and hermeneutics : Buddhism's entry to China -- Mysticism and devotion : Buddhism becomes Chinese -- Metaphysics and spirituality : Neo-Confucianism as response to Buddhism -- Ethnic survival : Islam and the other Middle Eastern religions -- Cultural assimilation : the dilemma of Christianity -- The vitality of syncretism : popular religion -- The future of Chinese religions -- Appendix : the Chinese liturgical year.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 252-262) and index.
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #350