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Journal of Asian Studies (1995) 54 (1): 148–152.
Published: 01 February 1995
...Constance A. Cook Abstract In the history of chinese religions the Ch'un-ch'iu or Spring and Autumn period (eighth to fifth centuries B.C.E.) was a time of transition between the court rituals of the Western Chou gift-giving society and the private or local cult practices evident in the later...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1987) 46 (2): 255–277.
Published: 01 May 1987
... was the dispersion and disappearance of this group as well as most of the documents concerning Mount Atago. In an effort to reconstruct the history of the cult, the writer has consulted the few documents that still remain, which are found among local chronicles and classical texts. The study also discusses...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1992) 51 (3): 545–564.
Published: 01 August 1992
... are the main opponents of the cult), as well as by Hindus. It is argued that none of these meanings have come to dominate and entirely marginalize the others. This article will describe a local arena in which debate about Muslim ritual practice is largely an “internal” one among Muslims about such Islamic...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1970) 29 (2): 309–326.
Published: 01 February 1970
...Chong-Sik Lee; Nam-Sik Kim Abstract North Korea is one of the most efficient totalitarian regimes existing in the world today. Especially after 1958 Premier Kim Il-song intensified the drive to heighten the cult of personality and to consolidate the control and administrative mechanisms in order...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2003) 62 (2): 591–593.
Published: 01 May 2003
...: The Elite of Fu-chou, Chiang-hsi, in Northern and Southern Sung [Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 1986 Robert Hymes had noted that the patronage of this and other local cults was part of the "localist" strategy adopted by the Fuzhou elite from the early Southern Song on. This book...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2012) 71 (1): 127–148.
Published: 01 February 2012
... practices. The nuns who promoted the cult of Assunta Pallotta do not fit the definition, but they were medical missionaries insofar as they ran a hospital and dispensary, prescribed medicines, and one was said to have been known locally as “the great physician of the West” (Salotti 1936 , 150). However...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1997) 56 (1): 113–135.
Published: 01 February 1997
... understandings and representations of the state-sanctioned deities they worshipped, the power of state-sanctioned cults could overwhelm and even cause the disappearance of diverse existing local cults (Watson 1985, 292-93). Watson's thesis thus supported the volume's premise that the Late Imperial period saw...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2002) 61 (4): 1335–1337.
Published: 01 November 2002
... in their goal of suppressing local cults, even if, after Han times, sacrifice to Heaven became a permanent fixture of the imperial cult. Le Sacrifice au del dans la Chine Ancienne is a well researched book, and the second part could be used as an introduction to the complexity of doing research on the received...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2002) 61 (4): 1337–1339.
Published: 01 November 2002
... sacrifice in terms of a struggle between local cults officiated by the fangshi and the centralized cult around the sacrifice to Heaven maintained by the Confucian elite is probably too simple. Even if in Confucian sources the emperor seemed to alternately follow advice horn fangshi or Confucian bureaucrats...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2011) 70 (2): 539–541.
Published: 01 May 2011
... by local cults and local power-holders. At the same time, Nationalist officials devoted a great deal of time to charting new regulations and standards designed to separate proper, respectable religions from those that should be discarded. Such efforts were ultimately unsuccessful, as the messy diversity...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2006) 65 (2): 307–335.
Published: 01 May 2006
... celebrations (cults of local saints and ancestors, death rituals), and the three 310 V I N C E N T G O O S S A E R T institutionalized religions, Buddhism, Taoism, and Confucianism.5 These three institutionalized religions each are precisely de ned by a distinctive clergy, a canon (scriptures that de ne...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2013) 72 (1): 177–179.
Published: 01 February 2013
... of the Daoist church as well as Buddhism and local cults, and their relation to the state. Chapter 2, “Daoist Ritual in Social and Historical Perspective,” is packed with interesting details about the history of the Daoist church (his term) from its emergence through Ming times. The focus is exclusively...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2006) 65 (2): 1–29.
Published: 01 May 2006
...), communal celebrations (cults of local saints and ancestors, death rituals), and the three institutionalized religions, Buddhism, Taoism, and Confucianism. 6 These three institutionalized religions are precisely defined each by a distinctive clergy, a canon (scriptures, that define orthodoxy), a liturgy...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1996) 55 (2): 498–499.
Published: 01 May 1996
... feature of many essays is a concern for regional and local cults and the poets associated with them. Since these have remained mostly little known or studied by scholars until quite recently, the essays collectively give a somewhat different, and certainly more detailed, view of how devotional religion...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1996) 55 (2): 499–500.
Published: 01 May 1996
... REVIEWS SOUTH ASIA 499 sampler of work in progress, the state of the art in Europe (with a few samples from elsewhere as well). One common feature of many essays is a concern for regional and local cults and the poets associated with them. Since these have remained mostly little known or studied...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2003) 62 (2): 588–591.
Published: 01 May 2003
...: Cambridge University Press, 1986 Robert Hymes had noted that the patronage of this and other local cults was part of the "localist" strategy adopted by the Fuzhou elite from the early Southern Song on. This book is devoted to the cult itself and its significance in the larger picture of Song society...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1995) 54 (4): 1023–1046.
Published: 01 November 1995
... religion have also noted their importance in the ceremonies of Chinese popular religion. Stephen Feuchtwang observes in a recent discussion of the procession festivals of local Taiwanese cults that: On the altar table in front of the main god . . . there is the god's seal, inscribed with the sign...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1956) 15 (4): 497–505.
Published: 01 August 1956
... and Vedic sacrifices were conducted for him. Hence as any local community or group of people became powerful, it gained social and religious status. In religious dogma and cult the puranas, agamas, and tantras show how the of welfare and wealth, and acts intended to harm one's enemies, and also several...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1997) 56 (3): 771–772.
Published: 01 August 1997
.... It seems to have been primarily urban (like epidemics It never became nationwide, probably because it lacked support from the imperial state, which was little involved with this cult. In tracing its growth in Chekiang from a local to a regional cult, Paul Katz discusses the region's epidemiological...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2005) 64 (4): 1009–1010.
Published: 01 November 2005
... and was transmitted to society as arts of self-cultivation, folk customs and local cults (p. 606). Monica Esposito s Longmen School and Its Controversial History during the Qing Dynasty offers a detailed investigation of the origins of the Longmen lineage based on the analysis of extensive epigraphic...