Buddhism and Buddhists in China

Buddhism and Buddhists in China

by Lewis Hodous
     
 

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"[...] VII. BUDDHISM AND THE FUTURE LIFE 1. The Buddhist Purgatory 2. Its Social Value 3. The Buddhist Heaven 4. The Harmonization of These Ideas with Ancestor Worship
VIII. THE SPIRITUAL VALUES EMPHASIZED BY BUDDHISM IN CHINA
1. The Threefold Classification of Men under Buddhism
2. Salvation for the Common Man
[...]".

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"[...] VII. BUDDHISM AND THE FUTURE LIFE 1. The Buddhist Purgatory 2. Its Social Value 3. The Buddhist Heaven 4. The Harmonization of These Ideas with Ancestor Worship
VIII. THE SPIRITUAL VALUES EMPHASIZED BY BUDDHISM IN CHINA
1. The Threefold Classification of Men under Buddhism
2. Salvation for the Common Man
[...]".

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781503366510
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
12/09/2014
Pages:
76
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.16(d)

Meet the Author

Lewis Hodous was born on December 31, 1872 in Vesec, Bohemia and migrated to the United States with his parents in 1882. He graduated from Cleveland High School in 1893, from Adelbert College of Western Reserve University in 1897 and Hartford Theological Seminary in 1900, and studied one year at the University of Halle in Germany.

Hodous was ordained as a Congregational preacher on September 18, 1901 at Bethlehem Church in Cleveland, Ohio and was later sent to the mission field of China with his newly wedded wife Anna Jelinek. They embarked from San Francisco on November 16 and arrived in Foochow (today Fuzhou) on December 18. From 1901 to 1917 Hodous labored as a missionary under the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions (ABCFM) in Foochow, during which time he also carried out careful studies on Buddhism and the Chinese folk religion. He served in Ponasang (???) from 1901 to 1904, teaching at the mission's theological seminary, and was president of Foochow Theological Seminary from 1902 to 1912. During the Hsinhai Revolution in 1911 he served with Chinese Red Cross.He was president of the Foochow Union Theological School from 1914 to 1917.

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