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Popular religious movements and heterodox sects in Chinese history [electronic resource] / by Hubert Seiwert ; in collaboration with Ma Xisha.

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By: Seiwert, Hubert Michael, 1949-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: China studies (Leiden, Netherlands): v. 3.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2003Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 548 p.).ISBN: 1423711904 (electronic bk.); 9781423711902 (electronic bk.); 9789047402343 (eISBN : EBL); 9047402340 (eISBN : EBL).Subject(s): China -- Religion | Chine -- Religion -- Histoire | RELIGION -- Eastern | Godsdienstige bewegingen | Heterodoxe stromingenGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: No titleDDC classification: 299/.51 Other classification: 15.75 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Foreword; Conventions and Abbreviations; GENERAL INTRODUCTION; PART ONE POPULAR SECTS AND HETERODOXY BEFORE THE MING DYNASTY; PART TWO POPULAR RELIGIOUS MOVEMENTS DURING THE MING AND QING DYNASTIES; EPILOGUE: Popular Religious Movements and Elite Culture; APPENDIX: On the Two Versions of the Jiulian Jing; Bibliography; Index.
Summary: This work surveys the history of popular religious sects in Chinese history. It covers the formation of the notions of orthodoxy and heterodoxy in the contexts of Confucianism, Daoism, and Buddhism. It also deals with each new religious movements, its teachings, scriptures, and social organization.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [506]-526) and index.

Foreword; Conventions and Abbreviations; GENERAL INTRODUCTION; PART ONE POPULAR SECTS AND HETERODOXY BEFORE THE MING DYNASTY; PART TWO POPULAR RELIGIOUS MOVEMENTS DURING THE MING AND QING DYNASTIES; EPILOGUE: Popular Religious Movements and Elite Culture; APPENDIX: On the Two Versions of the Jiulian Jing; Bibliography; Index.

This work surveys the history of popular religious sects in Chinese history. It covers the formation of the notions of orthodoxy and heterodoxy in the contexts of Confucianism, Daoism, and Buddhism. It also deals with each new religious movements, its teachings, scriptures, and social organization.

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