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Author Seiwert, Hubert Michael, 1949-

Title Popular religious movements and heterodox sects in Chinese history / by Hubert Seiwert ; in collaboration with Ma Xisha
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2003


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Description xvi, 548 pages ; 25 cm
Series China studies ; v. 3
China studies (Leiden, Netherlands) ; v. 3
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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [506]-526) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject China -- Religion -- History.
China -- Religion.
LC no. 2003045206
ISBN 9004131469