State and Religion in China: Historical and Textual Perspectives

State and Religion in China: Historical and Textual Perspectives

by Anthony C. Yu
     
 

ISBN-10: 0812695526

ISBN-13: 9780812695526

Pub. Date: 05/28/2005

Publisher: Open Court Publishing Company

In State and Religion in China, Anthony Yu takes a fresh look at Chinese religion and its relation to politics. He argues, against those who claim that Chinese politics has been traditionally secular, or even that the Chinese traditionally had no religion that religion has deep roots in the Chinese past, and that the Chinese state has from its creation always

Overview

In State and Religion in China, Anthony Yu takes a fresh look at Chinese religion and its relation to politics. He argues, against those who claim that Chinese politics has been traditionally secular, or even that the Chinese traditionally had no religion that religion has deep roots in the Chinese past, and that the Chinese state has from its creation always interfered in relgious matters.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780812695526
Publisher:
Open Court Publishing Company
Publication date:
05/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.04(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.54(d)

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