Religion and Nationalism in Chinese Societies

Edited by Cheng-tian Kuo

Religion and Nationalism in Chinese Societies

Edited by Cheng-tian Kuo

Distributed for Amsterdam University Press

444 pages | 6 x 9
Cloth $130.00 ISBN: 9789462984394 Published December 2017 For sale only in the United States, its dependencies, the Philippines, and Canada
This book explores the interaction between religion and nationalism in the Chinese societies of mainland China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. Cheng-tian Kuo analyzes the dominant religions, including Chinese Buddhism, Tibetan Buddhism, Daoism, Christianity, Islam, and folk religions, but he also goes beyond that, showing how in recent decades the Chinese state has tightened its control over religion to an unprecedented degree. Indeed, it could almost be said to have constructed a wholly new religion, Chinese Patriotism. The same period, however, has seen the growth of democratic civil religions, which could challenge the state.
 
Contents
Notes on Chinese Names, Terms, and Transliteration
Preface
1 Introduction
Religion, State, and Religious Nationalism in Chinese Societies
Cheng-tian Kuo
Part I Chinese Religion and Nationalism before 1949
2 The Idea of Chineseness and Ethnic Thought of Wang Fuzhi
Chi-shen Chang
3 Missionizing, Civilizing, and Nationalizing
Linked Concepts of Compelled Change
Julia C. Schneider
4 The Nation in Religion and Religion in the Nation
Adam Yuet Chau
5 History and Legitimacy in Contemporary China
Towards Competing Nationalisms
Robert D. Weatherley and Qiang Zhang
6 Pilgrimage and Hui Muslim Identity in the Republican Era
Yuan-lin Tsai
Part II Religion and Nationalism in Contemporary China
7 Religion and the Nation
Confucian and New Confucian Religious Nationalism
Bart Dessein
8 Yiguandao under the Shadow of Nationalism
Traitors, Conspirators, Traditionalists, or Loyalists?
Ching-chih Lin
9 Daoism and Nationalism in Modern and Contemporary China
Shu-wei Hsieh
10 Nationalism Matters
Among Mystics and Martyrs of Tibet
Antonion Terrone
11 ‘We Are Good Citizens’
Tension between Protestants and the State in Contemporary China
Yen-zen Tsai
Part III Religion and Nationalism in Taiwan and Hong Kong
12 Religion and National Identity in Taiwan State Formation and Moral Sensibilities
Edmuns Frettingham and Yih-Jye Hwang
13 Multiple Religious and National Identities
Mazu Pilgrimages across the Taiwan Strait after 1987
Hsun Chang
14 Slavation and Rights in Hong Kong
Mariske Westendorp
Index
 
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