5. Chinese Religion in the Song and Alien Dynasties

  1. Randall L. Nadeau
  1. Shin-Yi Chao

Published Online: 14 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781444361995.ch5

The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Chinese Religions

The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Chinese Religions

How to Cite

Chao, S.-Y. (2012) Chinese Religion in the Song and Alien Dynasties, in The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Chinese Religions (ed R. L. Nadeau), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444361995.ch5

Editor Information

  1. Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas, USA

Author Information

  1. Rutgers University, Camden, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 20 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405190312

Online ISBN: 9781444361995

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Keywords:

  • sectarian innovations, of the Sui-Tang;
  • voluntary religious societies, lay-based;
  • local saint cults, spiritual options;
  • residential monastics, fictive, or “tonsure family”;
  • Dahui's contributions to Buddhism, promoting kanhua;
  • the Song period, as of Daoist renaissance;
  • Daoist Thunder Rites;
  • liturgical innovations and ritual lineages;
  • “religious decline” in China's cultural history

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Buddhism

  • Daoism

  • Popular Religion

  • Conclusions

  • Notes

  • Further Reading