Religion: Chinese & Japanese Religions

  • Chinese Buddhist Canons in the Age of Printing book cover

    Chinese Buddhist Canons in the Age of Printing

    Edited by Darui Long, Jinhua Chen

    The study of the Chinese Buddhist Canon – the basic literature of Buddhism – does not have an eminent place in study either in China or in the Western World. For the contributors to this volume, their chapters are the result of decades of dedication to academic research, and they reveal many facets…

    Hardback – 2018-10-25 
    Routledge

  • Chinese Philosophy book cover

    Chinese Philosophy

    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 – 2018-09-24 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Philosophy

  • Daoism in Modern China book cover

    Daoism in Modern China

    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 – 2018-08-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Taoism

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

    The Significance of Indeterminacy

    Perspectives from Asian and Continental Philosophy

    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 – 2018-07-12 
    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

    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 – 2018-06-30 
    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

    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

    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

    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 – 2018-06-22 
    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

    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

  • Why Traditional Chinese Philosophy Still Matters: The Relevance of Ancient Wisdom for the Global Age book cover

    Why Traditional Chinese Philosophy Still Matters

    The Relevance of Ancient Wisdom for the Global Age

    Edited by Ming Dong Gu

    Traditional Chinese philosophy, if engaged at all, is often regarded as an object of antiquated curiosity and dismissed as unimportant in the current age of globalization. Written by a team of internationally renowned scholars, this book, however, challenges this judgement and offers an in-depth…

    Hardback – 2018-02-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • Spaces of Spirituality book cover

    Spaces of Spirituality

    Edited by Nadia Bartolini, Sara MacKian, Steve Pile

    Spirituality is, too often, subsumed under the heading of religion and treated as much the same kind of thing. Yet spirituality extends far beyond the spaces of religion. The spiritual makes geography strange, challenging the relationship between the known and the unknown, between the real and the…

    Hardback – 2018-02-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Culture, Space and Identity

  • Democracy in Contemporary Confucian Philosophy book cover

    Democracy in Contemporary Confucian Philosophy

    By David Elstein

    This book examines democracy in recent Chinese-language philosophical work. It focuses on Confucian-inspired political thought in the Chinese intellectual world from after the communist revolution in China until today. The volume analyzes six significant contemporary Confucian philosophers in China…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

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