Globalization and the Making of Religious Modernity in China: Transnational Religions, Local Agents, and the Study of Religion, 1800-Present

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Thomas Jansen, Thoralf Klein, Christian Meyer
BRILL, Mar 20, 2014 - Religion - 436 pages
Globalization and the Making of Religious Modernity in China investigates the transformation of China’s religious landscape under the impact of global influences through case studies covering the period from 1800 to the present.
 

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Contents

Globalization and the Religious Field in China 1800present
1
The Changing Role of the State
27
Chapter 1 Managing Chinese Religious Pluralism in NineteenthCentury City God Temples
29
Chapter 2 Political Religion in TwentiethCentury China and Its Global Dimension
52
Part Two Global Currents and Their Local Refractions
91
Church State and Community in Chaozhou 18601990
93
The Wanbao baojuan 萬寳寶卷 1858 and Other Examples
115
Changing Religion and Philanthropy in Lukang Taiwan
136
Chapter 8 Tibetan Buddhist Books in a Digital Age
208
Global Visions and Cultural Flows
233
Kang Youweis Utopian Vision and Its Humanistic Religious Refraction in European Sinology
235
Chapter 10 The BuddhistChristian Encounter in Modern China and the Globalization of Culture
272
Part Four Knowledge Transfer Academic Networks Identity and the Study of Religions
295
Chapter 11 How the Science of Religion zongjiaoxue as a Discipline Globalized Religion in Late Qing and Republican China 18901949Global Conce...
297
Global and Local Perspectives in the Historiography of Late QingEarly Republican Christian Missions
342
Treading a Fine Line between SelfDetermination and Globalization
379

On the Attractiveness of Denoting Oneself a Buddhist in the Increasingly Transnational Milieu of Urban Taiwan
156
Remaking the Cult of Confucius in Contemporary Quzhou
182

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