Modern Chinese Religion I (2 vol.set)

Modern Chinese Religion I (2 vol.set)

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Defining religion as a€œvalue systems in practicea€, Modern Chinese Religion is a multi-disciplinary work that shows the processes of rationalization and interiorization at work in the rituals, self-cultivation practices, thought, and iconography of Buddhism, Daoism, and Confucianism in the 10th-14th centuries.In Song times cremation reached its climax, when ten to thirty percent of the deceased were cremated. ... A remarkable form of interment of ashes took place in the case of Ma Zhiwen ebnc›aaol, dynasty-founding duke of the ... They both belonged to Chinese hanren a¼caoo or haner a¼ca…’ families in service of the Liao dynasty.

Title:Modern Chinese Religion I (2 vol.set)
Publisher:BRILL - 2014-12-08


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