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Title:
Religions in China today
Author:
Overmyer, Daniel L., 1935-
Publication Information:
Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
viii, 235 pages ; 24 cm.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780521538237
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Book

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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.


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