Religion in China Today by Daniel L. OvermyerReligion in China Today by Daniel L. Overmyer

Religion in China Today

EditorDaniel L. Overmyer

Paperback | November 3, 2003

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This volume looks at Religions in China Today. Articles include: Belief in Control: Regulation of Religion in China, Local Communal Religion in Contemporary Southeast China, The Cult of the Silkworm Mother as a Core of Local Community Religion in a North China Village, Local Religion in Hong Kong and Macau, Religion and the State in Post-war Taiwan, Daoism in China Today, 1980-2002, Buddhist China at the Century's Turn, Islam in China: Accommodation or Separatism?, Catholic Revival during the Reform Era, Chinese Protestant Christianity Today, Healing Sects and Anti-Cult Campaigns.
Title:Religion in China TodayFormat:PaperbackDimensions:244 pages, 9.37 × 6.06 × 0.51 inPublished:November 3, 2003Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521538238

ISBN - 13:9780521538237

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Table of Contents

Notes on contributors; 1. Religion in China today: introduction Daniel L. Overmyer; 2. Belief in control: regulation of religion in China Pitman B. Potter; 3. Local communal religion in contemporary south-east China Kenneth Dean; 4. The cult of the silkworm mother as a core of local community religion in a north China village: field study in Zhiwuying, Baoding, Hebei Fan Lizhu; 5. A nameless but active religion: an anthropologist's view of local religion in Hong Kong and Macau Tik-Sang Liu; 6. Religion and the state in post-war Taiwan Paul R. Katz; 7. Daoism in China today, 1980-2002 Lai Chi-Tim; 8. Buddhist China at the century's turn Raoul Birnbaum; 9. Islam in China: accommodation or separatism? Dru C. Gladney; 10. Catholic revival during the reform era Richard Madsen; 11. Chinese Protestant Christianity today Daniel H. Bays; 12. Healing sects and anti-cult campaigns Nancy N. Chen; Glossary of Chinese terms; Index.

Editorial Reviews

"these meticulously researched surveys are essential reading for all serious scholars of Chinese Religion, and for all thoughtful persons who wish to understand China today." - Russell Krkland, University of Georgia, Religious Studies Review