Making saints in modern China

Each chapter of this work offers a biography of a religious leader and a detailed discussion of his or her rise to sainthood over the course of China's twentieth century. Throughout, emphasis is on the creative and largely successful strategies deployed in the face of state indifference or host...

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Other Authors: Ownby, David (Editor)
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
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Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2016
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B China / Buddhism / Saint / Biography
Further subjects:B Buddhism China History, 20th century
B Buddhist saints Biography
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Summary:Each chapter of this work offers a biography of a religious leader and a detailed discussion of his or her rise to sainthood over the course of China's twentieth century. Throughout, emphasis is on the creative and largely successful strategies deployed in the face of state indifference or hostility.
ISBN:0190494581
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190494568.001.0001