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Chinese religion in Western languages

Laurence G. Thompson

Chinese religion in Western languages

a comprehensive and classified bibliography of publications in English, French, and German through 1980

by Laurence G. Thompson

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Published by Published for the Association for Asian Studies by the University of Arizona Press in Tucson, Ariz .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China
    • Subjects:
    • China -- Religion -- Bibliography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementLaurence G. Thompson.
      SeriesMonographs of the Association for Asian Studies ;, 41, Monographs of the association for Asian Studies ;, no. 41.
      ContributionsThompson, Laurence G.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ7757.C6 T55 1985, BL1802 T55 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxlix, 302 p. ;
      Number of Pages302
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2861201M
      ISBN 100816509263
      LC Control Number84024010

      Christianity and Positive Psychology—Are ‘Western’ Spiritual Practices Conquering the Chinese Spirit? The Making of Power Spots: From New Age Spirituality to Shinto Spirituality The Significance of the Idea of Buddha’s Dependence on Kapila for the Rebirth of Sāṃkhyayoga in Nineteenth Century BengalAuthor: Gerda Wielander.   East/West differences in meditation: Spirituality or technique Date: Source: University of Oslo Summary: In Western tradition, meditation is linked to a .

      Daoism (/ ˈ d aʊ ɪ z əm /, / ˈ d aʊ-/), or Taoism (/ ˈ t aʊ-/), is a philosophical or religious tradition of Chinese origin which emphasises living in harmony with the Dao (Chinese: 道; pinyin: Dào; literally: 'the Way', also romanised as Tao).The Dao is a fundamental idea in most Chinese philosophical schools; in Daoism, however, it denotes the principle that is the source, pattern Hangul: {{linkhello my friend wants to slap me, text|도|교}}. China has 56 ethnic groups with Han is the largest and 55 minority groups. Each group lives in different areas of the country and has distinctive features which include different languages, scripts, religions, clothes, diet, festivals, habits, lifestyles and ideology. Festivals.

      Western cultures were considered superior. Both Western cultures, beginning with ancient Greece, and Eastern cultures, most notably imperial China, believed that their own way of life was superior. The study of multiple cultures without imposing the belief that Western culture was the ultimate goal was slow to develop. Today’s Definition. The ancient Chinese written language: a. was rejected as a means of presentation by non-Chinese speakers. b. had a very loose association with court ceremonial functions. c. enjoyed a kind of spiritual dimension usually lacking in other world languages. d. required only a short time to master, given the small number of characters.


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This book is good, has moments where it reveals interesting details, as well as moments where it is merely basic review of commonly known facts about Chinese Religions. Impressively, Julia Ching has chosen to write about all religions of China, both of indigenous and foreign in origin - so Taoism, Confucianism, Buddhism, Christianity and Islam in China are discussed within these covers/5(7).

Chinese religion in Western languages: a comprehensive and classified bibliography of publications in English, French, and German through Author: Laurence G Thompson. This book is very much recommended for those who are interested in the spiritual views of China.

After reading the Analects and the Tao Te Ching, this book seemed like a good addition to my library. This anthology of religious texts are conveniently laid out chronologically from the ancient period to the modern Mao era with summarizing 5/5(4).

Get this from a library. Chinese religions: publications in western languages. Vol. 4: [Gary Seaman; Laurence G Thompson; Zhifang Song;]. Vol. 3 published as a supplement Chinese religion in Western languages book Chinese religions: publications in Western languages, throughDescription: xxi, pages ; 27 cm.

Contents: Part one: Bibliography, general treatments and other overall categories --Part two: Chinese religion exclusive of Buddhism --Part three: Chinese Buddhism --Part four: Index.

Thompson, Laurence G. Chinese religion. A supplementary volume to Chinese religion in Western languages. Includes indexes. Part four: Indices. Monographs of the Association for Asian Studies.

Chinese Religions: Publications in Western Languages Vol. 4的话题 (全部 条) 什么是话题 无论是一部作品、一个人,还是一件事,都往往可以衍生出许多不同的话题。. BIBLIOGRAPHY OF WESTERN LANGUAGE PUBLICATIONS ON CHINESE POPULAR RELIGION ( to present) compiled by.

Philip Clart. Note: The following listings started as three bibliographic articles published in volumes 3, 4, & 5 respectively of the journal Minjian oversights are always possible, my co-author Soo Khin Wah and I endeavoured to provide as complete and.

Analysing Chinese traditional religions is further complicated by discrepancies between the terminologies used in Chinese and Western languages.

While in the English current usage "folk religion" means broadly all forms of common cults of gods and ancestors, in Chinese usage and in academia these cults have not had an overarching name. languages and understand the cultures of China.

But this does not mean that scholars with little or no knowledge of China cannot learn much either directly or indirectly about its people and their religions.

An exploration of China and its religions can, moreover, enrich the Western scholar’s perception of theCited by: 2. Western Books in Chinese Home» Chinese Books» Story Books» Western Books in Chinese.

Jean-Michel Basquiat and his unique, collage-style paintings rocketed to fame in the s as a cultural phenomenon unlike anything the art world had ever seen. Chinese folk religion (also called Chinese popular religion or Shenism) is the most widespread form of religion in China, and among Chinese people worldwide.

It is the religious tradition of the Han Chinese, and involves veneration of forces of nature and ancestors, exorcism of harmful forces.

The book adds to the authenticity of the bible, by providing the reader/researcher/doubter with the knowledge that the bible is truth, through the exposition of the chinese language(the book is not in chinese language, but the chinese language is the basis of how the book came about).Cited by: 5.

"In producing a book on China as a linguistic area, the ideal is a comprehensive and accurate account that places China's linguistic diversity in a meaningful historical, geographical, and social context.

Ramsey has succeeded admirably in achieving this end."--Jerome L. Packard, The Journal of Asian Studies.". a unique and brilliant work. Classical Chinese, the language of older Chinese literature and the Confucian, Taoist, and in East Asia also of the Mahayana Buddhist sacred texts, which also differs markedly from contemporary spoken Mandarin.

Coptic, a form of ancient Egyptian, is used by the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria and the Coptic Catholic Church. Much of the Chinese population adhere to a pluralistic system of religion.

The three major religions in China (Confucianism, Taoism, and Buddhism) “are not mutually exclusive, and many people practice elements of all three in addition to worshiping various gods and goddesses, each of which is responsible for a different profession or other aspect of life” (World Encyclopedia).

The 7th () edition of Xiandai Hanyu Cidian, an authoritative one-volume dictionary on modern standard Chinese language as used in mainland China, head characters and defi words.

Loanwords. Like any other language, Chinese has Chinese: 中文. Chinese religion is not an organized, unified system of beliefs and practices. It has no leadership, headquarters, founder, or denominations. Instead, "Chinese religion" is a term describing the complex interaction of different religious and philosophical traditions that have been influential in nts: million.

AN INTRODUCTION TO CLASSICAL CHINESE PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGION WEEK 2: THE ROLE OF “THE BOOK OF CHANGE” IN ANCIENT CHINESE CULTURE Questions: “The Book of Change” (Yi Jing) is a cumulation of practical knowledge acquired by the for a Western cultural solution to Chinese social problems.

One of the most Size: 70KB. The book is short and doesn't delve very deeply into those mysterious little suggestions, ostensibly because popular Chinese religion is an enigma that either gets grossly oversimplified or sinks into a quagmire if you try too hard to solve it.

This author sought the "middle way."/5(6). Chinese as a foreign or second language is the study of the Chinese varieties by non-native speakers. Increased interest in China from those outside has led to a corresponding interest in the study of Standard Chinese ("Mandarin") as a foreign language, the official language of mainland China .Chinese languages, also called Sinitic languages, Chinese Han, principal language group of eastern Asia, belonging to the Sino-Tibetan language e exists in a number of varieties that are popularly called dialects but that are usually classified as separate languages by scholars.

More people speak a variety of Chinese as a native language than any other language in the world, and.Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.