The way that lives in the heart : Chinese popular religion and spirit mediums in Penang, Malaysia (Book, 2006) [WorldCat.org]
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The way that lives in the heart : Chinese popular religion and spirit mediums in Penang, Malaysia

Author: Jean Elizabeth DeBernardi
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2006.
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"The Way That Lives in the Heart is a richly detailed ethnographic analysis of the practice of Chinese religion in the modern, multicultural Southeast Asian city of Penang, Malaysia. The book conveys both an understanding of shared religious practices and orientations and a sense of how individual men and women imagine, represent, and transform popular religious practices within the time and space of their own  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
DeBernardi, Jean Elizabeth.
Way that lives in the heart.
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2006
(OCoLC)891649470
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Elizabeth DeBernardi
ISBN: 0804752923 9780804752923
OCLC Number: 62281589
Description: xviii, 372 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Mending luck --
Spiritual collisions --
Possessed by the past --
Domesticating the dead --
Self-cultivation and the Dao --
The teachings of a modern master --
Drawing on the dark side.
Responsibility: Jean DeBernardi.
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The Way That Lives in the Heart is a richly textured ethnographic analysis of the practice of Chinese religion in the modern, multicultural Southeast Asian city of Penang, Malaysia.  Read more...

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"This is an excellent study on Chinese spirit medium and on Chinese popular religion in Malaysia." -- <I>Asian Folklore Studies Read more...

 
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