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Religious Question in Modern China

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ISBN-10: 022600533X

ISBN-13: 9780226005331

Edition: 2012

Authors: Vincent Goossaert, David A. Palmer

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Recent events—from strife in Tibet and the rapid growth of Christianity in China to the spectacular expansion of Chinese Buddhist organizations around the globe—vividly demonstrate that one cannot understand the modern Chinese world without attending closely to the question of religion.The Religious Question in Modern Chinahighlights parallels and contrasts between historical events, political regimes, and cultural movements to explore how religion has challenged and responded to secular Chinese modernity, from 1898 to the present. Vincent Goossaert and David A. Palmer piece together the puzzle of religion in China not by looking separately at different religions in different contexts, but…    
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List price: $34.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 10/22/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 0.61" wide x 0.90" long x 0.11" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

Vincent Goossaert is deputy director of the Groupe Soci�t�s, Religions, La�cit�s at the Centre national de la recherche scientifique, Paris. He is the author of The Taoists of Peking, 1800-1949: A Social History of Urban Clerics, among other books.

David A. Palmer is assistant professor in the Department of Sociology and fellow of the Centre for Anthropological Research at the University of Hong Kong. He is the author of Qigong Fever: Body, Science, and Utopia in China, among other books.

A Note on Translations, Character Sets, and Abbreviations
Religions and Revolutions
The Late Qing Religious Landscape
Ideology, Religion, and the Construction of a Modern State, 1898-1937
Model Religions for a Modern China: Christianity, Buddhism, and Religious Citizenship
Cultural Revitalization: Redemptive Societies and Secularized Traditions
Rural Resistance and Adaptation, 1898-1949
The CCP and Religion, 1921-66
Spiritual Civilization and Political Utopianism
Multiple Religious Modernities: Into the Twenty-First Century
Alternative Trajectories for Religion in the Chinese World
Filial Piety, the Family, and Death
Revivals of Communal Religion in the Later Twentieth Century
The Evolution of Modern Religiosities
Official Discourses and Institutions of Religion
Global Religions, Ethnic Identities, and Geopolitics