Chinese religions: beliefs and practices

Ancient China : the three dynasties -- The Hsia/Xia dynasty -- The Shang dynasty -- The Chou/Zhou dynasty -- The age of the philosophers -- Rhythms of the universe -- The book of changes : the I Ching/Yijing -- Yin and Yang -- The five agents -- Confucianism -- The Ju/Ru tradition -- Confucius -- Th...

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Authors: Fowler, Jeaneane D. (Author); Fowler, Merv (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Brighton Portland, Or Sussex Academic Press 2008
Reviews:Resources for teaching Chinese religion (2013) (Capitanio, Joshua)
Series/Journal:The Sussex library of religious beliefs and practices
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B China / Religion / Philosophy / History of ideas / History
Further subjects:B China Religion
Online Access: Inhaltsverzeichnis (Verlag)
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Summary:Ancient China : the three dynasties -- The Hsia/Xia dynasty -- The Shang dynasty -- The Chou/Zhou dynasty -- The age of the philosophers -- Rhythms of the universe -- The book of changes : the I Ching/Yijing -- Yin and Yang -- The five agents -- Confucianism -- The Ju/Ru tradition -- Confucius -- The analects -- Teachings -- The Confucian classics -- Confucian development -- Confucianism in formation -- Meng-tzu/Mengzi and Hsün-tzu/Xunzi -- Confucianism in adaptation -- Classical taoism -- What is taoism -- Lao-tzu/Laozi and the Tao te Ching/Daodejing -- Chuang-tzu/Zhuangzi -- Lieh-tzu/Liezi -- Tao -- Creation and reversal -- Te/De -- Wu-wei : non-action -- Tzu-jan/Ziran : naturalness and spontaneity -- Buddhism -- The advent of Buddhism in China -- The Tien-tai/Tiantai (Jap. Tendai) School -- Hua-yen/Huayan -- Devotional Buddhism -- Pure land Buddhism -- Religious Taoism -- Historical development -- Alchemy -- Life beyond earth -- Religious praxis -- Immortals -- Sages -- Neo-Confucianism -- The transforming face of Confucianism -- The place of women in Confucian culture -- The five masters -- The dissemination of Confucianism -- Modern new Confucianism -- Chan Buddhism -- Bodhidharma -- Hui-ko/Huike -- Hui-neng/Huineng -- The Zen movement after Hui-Neng -- The five houses -- Kuei-yang/Guiyang (Jap. Igyo) and the circular figures -- Lin-chi/Linji (Jap. Rinzai) and shouting and beating -- Koan practice -- The masterpupil relationship -- Tsao-tung (Jap. Soto) and the formula of the five ranks -- Yun-men/Yunmen (Jap. Ummon) and the pass of a single word -- Fa-yen/Fayan (Jap. Hogen) and the inner unity of the six marks of being -- The sung/song period -- Meditation -- Popular religion -- What is popular religion? -- Deities of popular religion -- The calendar -- Festivals -- Popular praxis -- Chinese religions today -- Communist China -- Confucianism -- Taoism -- Buddhism -- Popular religion -- Influences of Chinese religions in the West
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references (p. 266-296) and index
ISBN:1845191722