An excellent introduction to the faiths of Chinese civilization, Religions of Ancient China surveys the earliest Chinese creation myths, the religious ventures of philosophers and emperors 5,000 years ago, the “benevolent agnosticism” of Confucianism, the “doctrine of inaction” of Taoism, and the sophisticate metaphysics of Buddhism.
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About the Author
Herbert A. Giles (1845–1935) was a British sinologist and diplomat. He served as an emissary to China from 1867 to 1892 and was later the second professor to ever teach Chinese at Cambridge. He wrote many books on Chinese history and the Chinese language, including Historic China and Other Sketches (1882), The Civilization of China (1911), and China and the Manchus (1912).
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