Download e-book for iPad: Gendering Chinese Religion: Subject, Identity, and Body by Jinhua Jia,Xiaofei Kang,Ping Yao

By Jinhua Jia,Xiaofei Kang,Ping Yao

ISBN-10: 1438453078

ISBN-13: 9781438453071

ISBN-10: 1438453086

ISBN-13: 9781438453088

A gender-critical attention of girls and faith in chinese language traditions from medieval to fashionable times.

Gendering chinese language Religion marks the emergence of a subfield on ladies, gender, and faith in China reports. starting from the medieval interval to the current day, this quantity departs from the normal and sometimes male-centered categorization of chinese language religions into Confucianism, Buddhism, Daoism, and renowned faith. It makes compelling arguments. First, chinese language girls have deployed particular non secular rules and rituals to empower themselves in a number of social contexts. moment, gendered perceptions and representations of chinese language religions were quintessential to the old and modern development of social and political energy. The members use leading edge methods of getting to know and making use of a wealthy number of resources, many formerly missed via students. whereas all the chapters during this interdisciplinary paintings represents a different viewpoint, jointly they shape a coherent discussion concerning the ancient significance, highbrow chances, and methodological protocols of this new subfield.

Jinhua Jia is Professor of Philosophy and spiritual reports on the collage of Macau.

Xiaofei Kang is affiliate Professor of faith on the George Washington University.

Ping Yao is Professor of historical past and Director of the Asian and Asian American experiences application at California kingdom college, Los Angeles.

Show description

Read Online or Download Gendering Chinese Religion: Subject, Identity, and Body PDF

Similar political eastern philosophy books

Download PDF by Lao-Tzu,Derek Bryce,Leon Wieger: Tao-Te-Ching: With summaries of the writings attributed to

Translated by way of Derek Bryce from Lao-Tzu on Wieger's 1913 French rendition of his Les Peres du Syteme Taoist. This quantity additionally includes Bryce's summaries of writings attributed to Huai-Nan-Tzu, Kuan-Yin-Tzu, and Tung-Ku-Ching from Wieger's Histoire des Croyances et des evaluations Philosophiques en Chine.

Religion in China: A Brief Account of the Three Religions of by Joseph Edkins PDF

First released in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Download e-book for kindle: Decoding Dao: Reading the Dao De Jing (Tao Te Ching) and the by Lee Dian Rainey

Written by way of a number one authority on chinese language philosophy, interpreting Dao uniquely makes a speciality of the center texts in Daoist philosophy, offering readers with a basic creation that unravels the complexities of those seminal volumes. deals an in depth creation to the middle texts in Daoist philosophy, the Dao De Jing and the Zhuangzi, of the main greatly learn – and such a lot not easy – texts in China’s lengthy literary background Covers the 3 major methods the texts might be learn: as non secular, mystical, and philosophical works Explores their historic context, origins, authorship, and the explanations those seminal texts got here into being, besides the foremost phrases and ways they take Examines the center philosophical arguments made within the texts, in addition to the numerous ways that they've been interpreted, either in China itself and within the West presents readers with an unrivalled perception into the multifaceted philosophy of Daoism – and the rules underlying a lot of chinese language tradition – expert through the very most up-to-date educational scholarship

Madness or Transcendence?: A Psychoanalytic Account of by Graham Bull PDF

In well known chinese language faith in Singapore, individuals are acknowledged to refer to gods via possessed spirit mediums (tang-kis). Many psychoanalytical anthropologists have thought of such possessive states to be insanity. during this booklet, the writer, utilizing a Lacanian psychoanalytical technique, is going by contrast view.

Extra resources for Gendering Chinese Religion: Subject, Identity, and Body

Example text

Download PDF sample

Gendering Chinese Religion: Subject, Identity, and Body by Jinhua Jia,Xiaofei Kang,Ping Yao

by Richard

Rated 4.74 of 5 – based on 25 votes