Religion: Chinese & Japanese Religions

  • Sacred Heritage in Japan book cover

    Sacred Heritage in Japan

    1st Edition

    Edited by Aike P. Rots, Mark Teeuwen

    Sacred Heritage in Japan is the first volume to explicitly address the topics of Japanese religion and heritage preservation in connection with each other. The book examines what happens when places of worship and ritual practices are rebranded as national culture. It also considers the impact of…

    Hardback – 2020-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Museums and Heritage in Asia

  • Islam and Chinese Society: Genealogies, Lineage and Local Communities book cover

    Islam and Chinese Society

    Genealogies, Lineage and Local Communities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jianxiong Ma, Oded Abt, Jide Yao

    This book explores the long history in China of Chinese Muslims, known as the Hui people, and regarded as a minority, though in fact they are distinguished by religion rather than ethnicity. It shows how over time Chinese Muslims adopted Chinese practices as these evolved in wider Chinese society,…

    Hardback – 2020-04-13 
    Routledge
    The Historical Anthropology of Chinese Society Series

  • Confucianism and the Philosophy of Well-Being book cover

    Confucianism and the Philosophy of Well-Being

    1st Edition

    By Richard Kim

    Well-being is topic of perennial concern. It has been of significant interest to scholars across disciplines, culture, and time. But like morality, conceptions of well-being are deeply shaped and influenced by one’s particular social and cultural context. We ought to pursue, therefore, a…

    Hardback – 2020-02-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Philosophy

  • Chinese Buddhist Canons in the Age of Printing book cover

    Chinese Buddhist Canons in the Age of Printing

    1st Edition

    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 of…

    Hardback – 2019-11-05
    Routledge

  • Transformational Embodiment in Asian Religions: Subtle Bodies, Spatial Bodies book cover

    Transformational Embodiment in Asian Religions

    Subtle Bodies, Spatial Bodies, 1st Edition

    Edited by George Pati, Katherine C. Zubko

    This volume examines several theoretical concerns of embodiment in the context of Asian religious practice. Looking at both subtle and spatial bodies, it explores how both types of embodiment are engaged as sites for transformation, transaction and transgression. Collectively bridging ancient and…

    Hardback – 2019-10-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Defining Shinto: A Reader book cover

    Defining Shinto

    A Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark W. MacWilliams, Okuyama Michiaki

    This book provides key official documents alongside political, religious-philosophical, and historical essays, illustrating how the term "Shinto" has metamorphosed terminologically from Japan’s emergence as a modern nation state in the late 19th century to the postmodern Japan of today. "Shinto"…

    Paperback – 2019-10-16
    Routledge
    Critical Categories in the Study of Religion

  • Daoism: A Contemporary Philosophical Investigation book cover

    Daoism

    A Contemporary Philosophical Investigation, 1st Edition

    By Livia Kohn

    Daoism: A Contemporary Philosophical Investigation explores philosophy of religion from a Daoist perspective. Philosophy of religion is a thriving field today, increasingly expanding from its traditional theistic, Christian roots into more cosmologically oriented Asian religions. This book raises a…

    Paperback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge
    Investigating Philosophy of Religion

  • Naturalism, Human Flourishing, and Asian Philosophy: Owen Flanagan and Beyond book cover

    Naturalism, Human Flourishing, and Asian Philosophy

    Owen Flanagan and Beyond, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bongrae Seok

    Naturalism, Human Flourishing, and Asian Philosophy: Owen Flanagan and Beyond is an edited volume of philosophical essays focusing on Owen Flanagan’s naturalized comparative philosophy and moral psychology of human flourishing. Flanagan is a philosopher well-known for his naturalized approach…

    Hardback – 2019-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Perspectives in Role Ethics: Virtues, Reasons, and Obligation book cover

    Perspectives in Role Ethics

    Virtues, Reasons, and Obligation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tim Dare, Christine Swanton

    Although our moral lives would be unrecognisable without them, roles have received little attention from analytic moral philosophers. Roles are central to our lives and to our engagement with one another, and should be analysed in connection with our core notions of ethics such as virtue, reason,…

    Hardback – 2019-07-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Religious Entrepreneurism in China’s Urban House Churches: The Rise and Fall of Early Rain Reformed Presbyterian Church book cover

    Religious Entrepreneurism in China’s Urban House Churches

    The Rise and Fall of Early Rain Reformed Presbyterian Church, 1st Edition

    By Li Ma

    This book offers a unique historical documentation of the development of the ambitious religious entrepreneurism by leaders of the Early Rain church (and later Western China Presbytery leadership), in an effort to gain social influence in China through local institution-building and global public…

    Hardback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • 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, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge

  • Christianity and the Transformation of Physical Education and Sport in China book cover

    Christianity and the Transformation of Physical Education and Sport in China

    1st Edition

    By Huijie Zhang, Fan Hong, Fuhua Huang

    Despite the popularity of sport in contemporary China, the practice of physical education is not indigenous to its culture. Strenuous physical activity was traditionally linked to low class and status in the pre-modern Chinese society. The concept of modern PE was introduced to China by Western…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Sport, Culture and Society

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