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Democracy's dharma : religious renaissance and political development in Taiwan

Author: Richard Madsen
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the remarkable religious renaissance that reformed, revitalized, and renewed the practices of Buddhism and Daoism in Taiwan. This book connects these developments to Taiwan's transition to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Madsen
ISBN: 9780520252271 0520252276 9780520252288 0520252284
OCLC Number: 226108342
Description: pages cm
Contents: The Taiwanese religious context --
Tzu-chi: the modernization of Buddhist compassion --
Buddha's Light Mountain: Buddhist contribution to democratic civil religion --
Dharma Drum Mountain: transcendent meaning in a broken world --
The Enacting Heaven Temple: hybrid modernity.
Responsibility: Richard Madsen.
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"Rich historical and phenomenological detail."--Buddhadharma

 
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