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Religion in China Today

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Religion in China Today

Order No. 7028
Author: STOCKWELL Foster
ISBN-13: 9787800051845
ISBN-10: 7800051846
Binding: Paperback
Publisher: New World Press Beijing 1993 1st Edition
Year: 1993
Pages: 274
Size: 5x8
Language: English
Price: $21.00

This book, by the American Foster Stockwell, is about the status of the five religions practiced in China today and points to places of religious interest for the tourist.

China, the birthplace of Taoism, is also a land of many other religions. Some, imported from elsewhere, were profoundly changed by their contact with Chinese culture. Buddhism thus developed unique Chinese sects and movements, and today has the largest following in China.

During the Tang dynasty, there was a thriving Jewish settlement, and during the Yuan dynasty Muslims ruled this vast land. Jesuit Catholics were advisers to the emperor in the 1500s and Protestants set up many noted schools and hospitals after 1807.


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