Religion: Chinese & Japanese Religions

  • Modernist Reform Movements in Islam, Hinduism and Confucianism, 1870-1940: Globalization and the Post-Traditional Society book cover

    Modernist Reform Movements in Islam, Hinduism and Confucianism, 1870-1940

    Globalization and the Post-Traditional Society, 1st Edition

    By Christian Lekon

    This book presents a comparison of three major religious reform movements of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Each of these movements attempted to bring a major world religion in line with global modernity by creatively re-interpreting the traditions on which the religion was…

    Hardback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Religion in Contemporary Asia Series

  • Ritual and Liturgy in Esoteric Chinese Buddhism: Tantric Subjects book cover

    Ritual and Liturgy in Esoteric Chinese Buddhism

    Tantric Subjects, 1st Edition

    By Charles Orzech

    The Chinese Buddhist canon contains more material on ritual and liturgy than it does doctrinal commentary. Despite this fact, most research has focused on doctrinal commentary. This book reconceptualizes the historiography of East Asian Buddhism by shifting the focus of analysis from philosophical…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • Contemporary Religions in China book cover

    Contemporary Religions in China

    1st Edition

    By Shawn Arthur

    Folk and popular religion is a very significant part of Chinese religious life, especially in rural areas. Contemporary Religions in China focuses on the religious activities of the lay people of contemporary China and their ideas of what it means to be ‘religious’ and to practice ‘religion.’…

    Paperback – 2019-02-27 
    Routledge
    Religions in Focus

  • Daoism in Modern China book cover

    Daoism in Modern China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Vincent Goossaert, Xun Liu

    The modern history of Chinese temples and Daoism go hand in hand, and while both temples and Daoists serve Chinese society, the relationship between the two has yet to be thoroughly analysed. This book questions whether temples and Daoism are two independent aspects of modern Chinese religion, or…

    Hardback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Taoism

  • Chinese Philosophy book cover

    Chinese Philosophy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bo Mou

    Chinese philosophy has been shaped over the last 3000 years by various movements, schools of philosophical thought, philosophical ways of thinking and their thinkers. The rich resources of Chinese philosophy and their value and significance to the common philosophical enterprise, especially to the…

    Hardback – 2018-10-25
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Philosophy

  • Religion and Media in China: Insights and Case Studies from the Mainland, Taiwan and Hong Kong book cover

    Religion and Media in China

    Insights and Case Studies from the Mainland, Taiwan and Hong Kong, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stefania Travagnin

    This volume focuses on the intersection of religion and media in China, bringing interdisciplinary approaches to bear on the role of religion in the lives of individuals and greater shifts within Chinese society in an increasingly media-saturated environment. With case studies focusing on Mainland…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge

  • The Significance of Indeterminacy: Perspectives from Asian and Continental Philosophy book cover

    The Significance of Indeterminacy

    Perspectives from Asian and Continental Philosophy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert H. Scott, Gregory S. Moss

    While indeterminacy is a recurrent theme in philosophy, less progress has been made in clarifying its significance for various philosophical and interdisciplinary contexts. This collection brings together early-career and well-known philosophers—including Graham Priest, Trish Glazebrook, Steven…

    Hardback – 2018-07-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Clans and Religion in Ancient Japan: The mythology of Mt. Miwa book cover

    Clans and Religion in Ancient Japan

    The mythology of Mt. Miwa, 1st Edition

    By Masanobu Suzuki

    Clans and Religion in Ancient Japan presents the latest research on the origin of Japanese religion and the clans in charge of religious services in ancient Japan. This book is written from a new analytical perspective and it utilizes not only well-known historical manuscripts which previous…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge

  • Daoism in Japan: Chinese traditions and their influence on Japanese religious culture book cover

    Daoism in Japan

    Chinese traditions and their influence on Japanese religious culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeffrey L. Richey

    Like an ancient river, Daoist traditions introduced from China once flowed powerfully through the Japanese religious landscape, forever altering its topography and ecology. Daoism’s presence in Japan still may be discerned in its abiding influence on astrology, divination, festivals, literature,…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Taoism

  • Asian Religions, Technology and Science book cover

    Asian Religions, Technology and Science

    1st Edition

    Edited by István Keul

    Over the past five decades, the field of religion-and-science scholarship has experienced a considerable expansion. This volume explores the historical and contemporary perspectives of the relationship between religion, technology and science with a focus on South and East Asia. These three areas…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • Routledge Handbook of Religion and Ecology book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Religion and Ecology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Willis J. Jenkins, Mary Evelyn Tucker, John Grim

    The moral values and interpretive systems of religions are crucially involved in how people imagine the challenges of sustainability and how societies mobilize to enhance ecosystem resilience and human well-being. The Routledge Handbook of Religion and Ecology provides the most comprehensive and…

    Paperback – 2018-06-20
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Religious and Ethnic Revival in a Chinese Minority: The Bai People of Southwest China book cover

    Religious and Ethnic Revival in a Chinese Minority

    The Bai People of Southwest China, 1st Edition

    By Liang Yongjia

    This book is based on anthropological fieldwork among the Bai, an ethnic minority with a population of two million in Dali, southwest China. It explores the religious and ethnic revival in the last two decades against a historical background. It explains why and how religions and ethnic identity…

    Hardback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Religion in Contemporary Asia Series

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