Religion in Chinese Society: A Study of Contemporary Social Functions of Religion and Some of Their Historical Factors

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University of California Press, 1961 - China - 473 pages
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Contents

Introduction
1
Religion in the integration of the family
28
Religion in social and economic groups
58
Communal aspects of popular cults
81
Political role of Chinese religion in historical PERSPECTIVE
104
Operation of the mandate of heaven
127
guidance by the way OF THE GODS
144
State control of religion
180
Religion and the traditional moral order
278
Diffused and institutional religion in Chinese society
294
The changing role of religion in precommunist CHINESE SOCIETY
341
Communism as a new faith
378
Notes
405
Bibliography
423
Functional Classification of Major Temples
436
Alphabetical List of Temple Names
452

Religion and political rebellion
218
Religious aspects of Confucianism in its doctrine AND PRACTICE
244

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