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The souls of China : the return of religion after Mao
Title:
The souls of China : the return of religion after Mao
ISBN:
9781101870051
Physical Description:
x, 455 pages ; 25 cm
General Note (Repeatable):
Maps on lining papers.
Contents:
Part 1. The moon year. Beijing: the tolling bell -- Ritual: the lost middle -- Shanxi: First night -- Chengdu: Long live Auntie Wei -- Part 2. Awakening of the insects. Ritual: awakening the past -- Beijing: You can't explain it -- Ritual: The caged master -- Practice: Learning to breathe -- Part 3. Clear and bright. Ritual: Martyrs -- Shanxi: The buried books -- Chengdu: Good Friday -- Beijing: Ascending the mountain -- Part 4. Summer harvest. Chengdu: Recitation -- Practice: Learning to walk -- Ritual: New star -- Beijing: The flower lady -- Shanxi: Source of the divine -- Part 5. Mid-autumn. Practice: Learning to sit -- Beijing: The sacred slum -- Ritual: The new leader -- Chengdu: The new Calvinists -- Part 6. Winter solstice. Practice: Following the moon -- Shanxi: City people -- Beijing: The great Hermit -- Ritual: Eastern lightning -- Chengdu: Searching for Jesus -- Part 7. Leap year. Ritual: The fragrant dream -- Chengdu: Entering the city -- Shanxi: Ghost burial -- Beijing: The wondrous peak -- Afterward: The search for heaven.
Format:
Book
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice:
New York : Pantheon Books, [2017]