The Taoists of Peking, 1800-1949: A Social History of Urban Clerics

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The Taoists of Peking, 1800-1949: A Social History of Urban Clerics - Goossaert, Vincent

Looking at the activities of Taoist clerics in Peking, this book explores the workings of religion as a profession in one Chinese city during a period of dramatic modernization. The author focuses on ordinary religious professionals, most of whom remained obscure temple employees, showing that these Taoists were neither the socially despised ...

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