Religious Diversity and Public Religion in China
Clarke, Jeremy, The China Journal
Religious Diversity and Public Religion in China, by Zhibin Xie. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2006. viii + 160 pp. £45.00 (hardcover).
Zhibin Xie has written an ambitious and commendable book that makes a timely contribution to academic discussions about religion in China. This book is a revision of his doctoral dissertation for the University of Hong Kong and in the course of completing it he was able to interview numbers of religious believers in Xiamen, Quanzhou and Guangzhou. His knowledge of contemporary practice ably complements his theoretical analysis of the place of religion in both public life and political debate. He then applies this knowledge and analysis to the present …
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Publication information: Article title: Religious Diversity and Public Religion in China. Contributors: Clarke, Jeremy - Author. Journal title: The China Journal. Issue: 59 Publication date: January 2008. Page number: 183+. © Australian National University, Contemporary China Centre Jan 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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