Modern Chinese Religion I (2 vols): Song-Liao-Jin-Yuan (960-1368 AD)

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BRILL, Dec 8, 2014 - Religion - 1716 pages
Defining religion as “value systems in practice”, Modern Chinese Religion is a multi-disciplinary work that shows the processes of rationalization and interiorization at work in the rituals, self-cultivation practices, thought, and iconography of Buddhism, Daoism, and Confucianism in the 10th-14th centuries.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Part 1 The State
71
Song Government Policy
73
State Rituals
138
Part 2 Society
167
The Village Quartet
169
An Examination of Features of Shamanism in Song China
229
Section 1 Rituals
283
The Architecture of the Three Teachings
723
Confucian Iconography
801
A Survey of Sites Paintings and Iconography
844
Daoist Visual Culture
929
Section 2 Selfcultivation
1051
Daoist Internal Alchemy
1053
Daoism under the Jurchen Jin Dynasty
1111
Buddhist SelfCultivation Practice
1160

Daoism and Popular Religion in the Song
285
Buddhist Ritual in the Song
328
Section 2 Archaeology
449
Religion in the Light of Archaeology and Burial Practices
451
Daoism in Graves
548
Section 3 Medicine
601
New Doctrines Therapies and Rivalries
603
Section 4 Law
641
Changes to Womens Legal Rights in the Family from the Song to the Ming
643
Part 3 The Three Teachings
719
Section 1 Art and Architecture
721
SelfCultivation as praxis in Song NeoConfucianism
1187
Section 3 Institutions
1233
Academies in the Changing Religious Landscape
1235
The Buddhist Monastic Economy
1270
Part 4 Daoxue
1305
The Interplay of Poetry and Daoxue in Southern Song China
1307
Confucian Thoughts
1378
Buddhists and Southern Chinese Literati in the Mongol Era
1433
Bibliography
1493
Index
1610
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