Henri maspero taoism and chinese religion pdf
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- Chinese Buddhism
- The Tao of Textbooks: Taoism in Introductory World Religion Texts
- Taoism and Chinese religion
- Taoism and Chinese Religion
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The Tao of Textbooks: Taoism in Introductory World Religion Texts
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by: Maspero, Henri, Publication date: Topics: Taoism -- China, China -- Religion. Publisher Translation of Le taoïsme et les religions chinoises 14 day loan required to access EPUB and PDF files.
Taoism and Chinese religion
Translations chronologically. Secondary Works. Xuan-xue "Neo-Daoism" :. Daoist Religion:.
Taoism and Chinese Religion
Seidel Anna. Chronicle of Taoist Studies in the West History of the Taoist Canon. Sources other than the Taoist Canon. Taoist History After the T'ang. The Immortals and their Mythology. The Supernatural Bureaucracy.
China officially espouses state atheism ,  but in reality most of Chinese citizens including Communist Party members practice some kind of Chinese folk religion, especially Confucianism. Chinese civilization has historically long been a cradle and host to a variety of the most enduring religio - philosophical traditions of the world. Confucianism and Taoism Daoism , later joined by Buddhism , constitute the " three teachings " that have shaped Chinese culture. There are no clear boundaries between these intertwined religious systems, which do not claim to be exclusive, and elements of each enrich popular or folk religion. The emperors of China claimed the Mandate of Heaven and participated in Chinese religious practices. In the early 20th century, reform-minded officials and intellectuals attacked all religions as "superstitious", and since , China has been governed by the Communist Party of China , an atheist institution that prohibits party members from practicing religion while in office. In the culmination of a series of atheistic and anti-religious campaigns already underway since the late 19th century, the Cultural Revolution against old habits, ideas, customs and culture , lasting from to , destroyed or forced them underground.