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Nova Religio (2017) 21 (1): 5–30.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Na Chen; Lizhu Fan This is an ethnographic study of the Confucian Congregation—an emerging religious group in Fujian Province, southeast China—with an account of the Congregation’s origin, belief and rituals, organization, and development strategy. The Congregation started with one person providing...
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Nova Religio (2019) 22 (3): 6.
Published: 01 February 2019
... journal. The first prize has been awarded to Na Chen and Lizhu Fan for their article in vol. 21, no. 1 (August 2017) entitled Confucianism as an Organized Religion : An Ethnographic Study of the Confucian Congregation. Chen and Fan receive one-year complimentary sub- scriptions to Nova Religio. The...
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Nova Religio (2016) 19 (3): 78–103.
Published: 01 February 2016
... with Daoism, Buddhism, and Confucianism.2 The religious diversity and the local Taiwanese pragmatic approach to religion, notably during times of reli- gious freedom (such as after the end of martial law in Taiwan in the late 1980s), provide domestic new religious movements, as well as foreign new...
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Nova Religio (2010) 14 (1): 45–66.
Published: 01 August 2010
... confused with the Taoist religion, whose priests combined elements of Buddhism, Esoteric Taoism, and Chinese culture (folk beliefs, confucianism [sic]) in order to maintain a popular base.43 NR1401_03.indd 58 6/2/10 4:23:35 PM Siegler: Back to the Pristine 59 As Chia s American student Michael Winn told...
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Nova Religio (2008) 12 (2): 12–28.
Published: 01 November 2008
... individuals, families and com- munities. These include Buddhists, Daoists, Confucians in the sense of clerics, not of believers spirit-mediums, diviners, self-cultivation teachers, and ritual specialists such as musicians. I do not discuss Goossaert: Mapping Charisma among Chinese Religious Specialists 13...
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Nova Religio (2008) 12 (2): 3–11.
Published: 01 November 2008
... the texts ofChina s classical religious traditions (Daoism, Buddhism, and Confucianism), while anthropologists, until recently working largely in the Chinese diaspora (Taiwan, Hong Kong, and the overseas Chinese communities of Southeast Asia), have examined the living practices (particularly ritual...
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Nova Religio (2008) 12 (1): 83–102.
Published: 01 August 2008
... talisman that would improve the health of sincere believers when burned into ash and drunk as a medicine.5 Numerous scholars have argued that Choe s vision of religious salvation blends shamanistic, Taoist, Buddhist and Confucian symbols with Christian elements,6 a strategy that appears to have...
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Nova Religio (2006) 9 (3): 92–107.
Published: 01 February 2006
... from Confucian-based arguments to ideals drawn from conservative evangelical interpretations of the Bible that emphasize male headship in the home and the church. This is especially intriguing in the Korean case wherein congregants manifest a distinctive dissonance from the parent Presbyterian Church...
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Nova Religio (2003) 6 (2): 223–243.
Published: 01 April 2003
... supposed founder of Daoism, and questions based on Daoist scriptures figured in examinations for the civil service.7 Institutional religions reached the peak of their power and influ- ence in China in the early Tang period. In the eighth and ninth cen- turies, however, a Confucian reaction against the...