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Making Saints in Modern China


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Making Saints in Modern China - Ownby, David (Editor), and Goossaert, Vincent (Editor), and Zhe, Ji (Editor)
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"Sainthood" has been, and remains, a contested category in China, given the commitment of China's modern leadership to secularization, modernization, and revolution, and the discomfort of China's elite with matters concerning religion. However, sainted religious leaders have succeeded in rebuilding old institutions and creating new ones despite the Chinese government's censure. This book offers a new perspective on the history of religion in modern and contemporary China by focusing on the profiles of these religious ...

Making Saints in Modern China 2017, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780190494568