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Religion and society in T'ang and Sung China
AuthorEbrey, Patricia Buckley, 1947-
Gregory, Peter N., 1945-
Pub. LocationHonoluluPublisherUniversity of Hawaii Press
Date1993Phys. Desc.xv, 379 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
LocationDirector's OfficeCall NumberBL1802.R45 1993
Religion and society in T'ang and Sung China / edited by Patricia Buckley Ebrey and Peter N. Gregory.
Papers originally presented at a conference held in Hacienda Heights, Calif., 1989.
Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents: The religious and historical landscape / Peter N. Gregory and Patricia Buckley Ebrey -- The expansion of the Wen-Ch'ang cult / Terry F. Kleeman -- Gods on walls / Valerie Hansen -- The growth of purgatory / Stephen F. Teiser --Myth, ritual, and monastic practice in Sung Ch'an buddhism / T. Griffith Foulk -- The response of the Sung state to popular funeral practices / Patricia Buckley Ebrey -- Not by the seal of office alone / Judith Magee Boltz -- Channels of connection in Sung religion / Judith A. Berling -- Southern Sung academies as sacred places / Linda Walton.

Subject(s)China--Religious life and customs--Congresses
China--History--Tang dynasty, 618-907--Congresses
China--History--Song dynasty, 960-1279--Congresses
China--Religion--History--Tang-Song dynasties, 618-1279--Congresses
Rec. TypeBook (Proceedings)LanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #4315