Religion: Chinese & Japanese Religions

  • Material Culture and Asian Religions: Text, Image, Object book cover

    Material Culture and Asian Religions

    Text, Image, Object, 1st Edition

    Edited by Benjamin Fleming, Richard Mann

    Traditionally, research on the history of Asian religions has been marked by a bias for literary evidence, privileging canonical texts penned in ‘classical’ languages. Not only has a focus on literary evidence shaped the dominant narratives about the religious histories of Asia, in both scholarship…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion, Media and Culture

  • Media and New Religions in Japan book cover

    Media and New Religions in Japan

    1st Edition

    By Erica Baffelli

    The Open Access version of this book, available at www.taylorfrancis.com/books/9781135117849, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivative 4.0 license. Japanese "new religions" (shinshūkyō) have used various media forms for training, communicating with…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion, Media and Culture

  • Disease, Religion and Healing in Asia: Collaborations and Collisions book cover

    Disease, Religion and Healing in Asia

    Collaborations and Collisions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ivette M. Vargas-O'Bryan, Zhou Xun

    Recent academic and medical initiatives have highlighted the benefits of studying culturally embedded healing traditions that incorporate religious and philosophical viewpoints to better understand local and global healing phenomena. Capitalising on this trend, the present volume looks at the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • Religion in Contemporary China book cover

    Religion in Contemporary China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Xinzhong Yao

    This new 4 volume collection is an authoritative anthology containing the best scholarship on aspects of religion in contemporary China. The articles will focus on religious beliefs, practices and organisations as well as on the interactive relations between religion and other dimensions of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Asian Studies

  • Postcolonial Resistance and Asian Theology book cover

    Postcolonial Resistance and Asian Theology

    1st Edition

    By Simon Shui-Man Kwan

    Presenting a fundamental re-thinking of Asian theology, this book focuses on theological indigenization in Asia in light of the postcolonial theory of resistance advanced by Homi K. Bhabha, among others. Two types of anti-colonialist resistance within Asian theologies are identified and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • Awakening: An Introduction to the History of Eastern Thought book cover

    Awakening

    An Introduction to the History of Eastern Thought, 6th Edition

    By Patrick S. Bresnan

    Awakening: An Introduction to the History of Eastern Thought engages students with lively anecdotes, essential primary and secondary sources, an accessible writing style, and a clear historical approach. The text focuses primarily on India, China, and Japan, while showing the relationships that…

    Paperback – 2017-09-05
    Routledge

  • Making Sense of the Secular: Critical Perspectives from Europe to Asia book cover

    Making Sense of the Secular

    Critical Perspectives from Europe to Asia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ranjan Ghosh

    This book offers a wide range of critical perspectives on how secularism unfolds and has been made sense of across Europe and Asia. The book evaluates secularism as it exists today – its formations and discontents within contemporary discourses of power, terror, religion and cosmopolitanism – and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Daoist Ritual, State Religion, and Popular Practices: Zhenwu Worship from Song to Ming (960-1644) book cover

    Daoist Ritual, State Religion, and Popular Practices

    Zhenwu Worship from Song to Ming (960-1644), 1st Edition

    By Shin-Yi Chao

    Zhenwu, or the Perfected Warrior, is one of the few Chinese Deities that can rightfully claim a countrywide devotion. Religious specialists, lay devotees, the state machine, and the cultural industry all participated, both collaboratively and competitively, in the evolution of this devotional…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Taoism

  • The Market and Temple Fairs of Rural China: Red Fire book cover

    The Market and Temple Fairs of Rural China

    Red Fire, 1st Edition

    By Gene Cooper

    During the early communist period of the 1950s, temple fairs in China were both suppressed and secularized. Temples were closed down by the secular regime and their activities classified as feudal superstition and this process only intensified during the Cultural Revolution when even the surviving…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Asia's Transformations

  • Building Temples in China: Memories, Tourism and Identities book cover

    Building Temples in China

    Memories, Tourism and Identities, 1st Edition

    By Selina Ching Chan, Graeme Lang

    Much has been written on how temples are constructed or reconstructed for reviving local religious and communal life or for recycling tradition after the market reforms in China. The dynamics between the state and society that lie behind the revival of temples and religious practices initiated by…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Anthropology of Asia

  • Moral Exemplars in the Analects: The Good Person is That book cover

    Moral Exemplars in the Analects

    The Good Person is That, 1st Edition

    By Amy Olberding

    In this study, Olberding proposes a new theoretical model for reading the Analects. Her thesis is that the moral sensibility of the text derives from an effort to conceptually capture and articulate the features seen in exemplars, exemplars that are identified and admired pre-theoretically and thus…

    Paperback – 2017-04-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Asian Sacred Natural Sites: Philosophy and practice in protected areas and conservation book cover

    Asian Sacred Natural Sites

    Philosophy and practice in protected areas and conservation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bas Verschuuren, Naoya Furuta

    Nature conservation planning tends to be driven by models based on Western norms and science, but these may not represent the cultural, philosophical and religious contexts of much of Asia. This book provides a new perspective on the topic of sacred natural sites and cultural heritage by linking…

    Paperback – 2016-08-11
    Routledge

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