Religions of China in Practice
Language: en
Pages: 520
Authors: Donald S. Lopez Jr.
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-08-10 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

This third volume of Princeton Readings in Religions demonstrates that the "three religions" of China--Confucianism, Daoism, and Buddhism (with a fourth, folk religion, sometimes added)--are not mutually exclusive: they overlap and interact with each other in a rich variety of ways. The volume also illustrates some of the many interactions
The Religion of the Chinese
Language: en
Pages: 230
Authors: Jan Jakob Maria Groot
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1981 - Publisher:

Books about The Religion of the Chinese
Religions of China
Language: en
Pages: 125
Authors: Daniel L. Overmyer
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1986 - Publisher: Harper San Francisco

Introduces ancestor cults, nature worship, shamanism, Taoism, Confucianism, and Buddhism and examines modern religious practice in China
The Religion of China: Confucianism and Taoism
Language: en
Pages: 308
Authors: Max Weber
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1951 - Publisher:

Compares and contrasts the social and economic development of Chinese and Western societies and demonstrates the way in which Confucian and Taoist religious values inhibited the development of a capitalist economy in China. Bibliogs
The Religious Ethic and Mercantile Spirit in Early Modern China
Language: en
Authors: Ying-shih YĆ¼
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-03-23 - Publisher: Columbia University Press

Why did modern capitalism not arise in late imperial China? One famous answer comes from Max Weber, whose The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism gave a canonical analysis of religious and cultural factors in early modern European economic development. In The Religions of China, Weber contended that China