China

Silas Wu, Yu Tao

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

Abstract

This chapter offers a comprehensive overview on the historical backgrounds and the current situations of the religious field in China. It also provides detailed information on rituals, membership, cultural impacts, and political impacts of China's major religions, including Buddhism, Chinese popular religions and Christianity.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationWorldmark Encyclopedia of Religious Practices
EditorsThomas Riggs
Place of PublicationFarmington Hills, Mich
PublisherGale
Pages328-348
Number of pages21
Volume2
Edition2
ISBN (Electronic)9781414498751
ISBN (Print)9781414498706
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2014

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