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soul of China

Richard Wilhelm

soul of China

by Richard Wilhelm

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Published by Cape in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • China -- Description and travel.,
  • China -- History -- Republic, 1912-1949.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRichard Wilhelm ; the text translated by John Holroyd Reece, the poems by Arthur Waley.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS710 W4313, DS710 .W4313
    The Physical Object
    Pagination382 p. ;
    Number of Pages382
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20112428M

      Out of Mao's Shadow: The Struggle for the Soul of a New China, by Phillip P. Pan (, Simon & Schuster, $). This book is on the Cultural Revolution and its lingering impact on modern-day China. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

      In his fascinating new book The Souls of China, Ian Johnson introduces us to a lesser-known aspect: religion. China, he shows, no less than Western nations, “is . The soul of China. [Amaury De Riencourt] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book: All Authors / Contributors: Amaury De Riencourt. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number:

      “The Souls of China is a rich, informative, and timely book, which explores a major aspect of Chinese life. Ian Johnson carries erudition lightly and describes the people and events with deep insights and personal involvement.   Michael A. Singer is the author of the New York Times bestseller, The Untethered Soul, which has also been published in Turkey, Brazil (in Portuguese), Switzerland (in German), Spain, Japan, China, the Netherlands, Denmark, Finland, Poland, and Italy.. Singer received a master's degree in economics from the University of Florida in During his doctoral work, he had a deep inner Brand: Tantor Media, Inc.


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“The Souls of China is a rich, informative, and timely book, which explores a major aspect of Chinese life. Ian Johnson carries erudition lightly and describes the people and events with deep insights and personal involvement. Section by section, the writing shows Cited by: 5.

“ The Souls of China is a rich, informative, and timely book, which explores a major aspect of Chinese life. Ian Johnson carries erudition lightly and describes the people and events with deep insights and personal involvement.

Section by section, the writing shows /5(37). The Soul of China offers readers a tour of Chinese tradition and character lost to the modern era. Richard Wilhelm arrived soul of China book China before the Boxer Rebellion and stayed for a quarter of a century.

Richard Wilhelm arrived in China before the Boxer Rebellion 4/5(1). The Souls of China is written like top-flight journalism—it is driven by the stories of real people, and the analysis flows out of their lives.

At the same time, a reader soul of China book knows the literature (and who reads the endnotes) will see just how thoroughly grounded Johnson is in the broader range of scholarship.”. The Soul of China book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The Soul of China offers readers a tour of Chinese tradition and charact /5(4). The Soul of China Paperback – by Amaury De Riencourt (Author)5/5(1). The Souls of China: The Return of Religion After Mao () tells the story of one of the world's great spiritual revivals.

Following a century of violent anti-religious campaigns, China is now filled with new temples, churches and mosques--as well as cults, sects and.

An exploration of the role of faith in contemporary China. Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Johnson (A Mosque in Munich: Nazis, the CIA, and the Muslim Brotherhood in the West,etc.) delves into the lives of several families and communities as they live out varying faith traditions in the way, he provides useful history lessons on how religion in China has come to be.

The Souls of China by Ian Johnson – the resurgence of religion after Mao The author meets Taoist musicians, rebel Christians and celebrity Zen Author: Julia Lovell.

Lingshaw means Soul Mountain. In this book there's an enlightening preface by Noël Dutrait referring that, in China, "in the end of the 's there was a timid political liberalization", therefore allowing writers not to serve the (communist) party.

Gao Xingjian is a writer and/5. "The Souls of China is a book that could never have been written by a modern academic, and I mean that by way of is the work of a generalist who is comfortable conversing with dissident Christians, Buddhist gurus, and conservative Confucian intellectuals, and one who has the social, cultural, and linguistic fluency to navigate the complexities of myriad encounters with people from.

The Souls of China tells the story of one of the world's great spiritual revivals. Following a century of violent anti-religious campaigns, China is From the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, a revelatory portrait of religion in China today--its history, the spiritual traditions of its Eastern and Western faiths, and the ways in which it is influencing China's future/5.

The Souls of China is a book that could never have been written by a modern academic, and I mean that by way of praise. It is the work of a generalist who is comfortable conversing with dissident Christians, Buddhist gurus, and conservative Confucian intellectuals, and one who has the social, cultural, and linguistic fluency to navigate the complexities of myriad encounters with people.

This is where Ian Johnson takes up his book, The Souls of China: The Return of Religion after Mao. Granted intimate access to spiritual customs and ceremonies rarely witnessed by foreigners, Johnson chronicles the development of various religious traditions in China from before Mao to the present day.

Ian Johnson’s Souls of China vs. Pearl Buck’s The Good Earth. In a way Souls is an interesting bookend to The Good Earth, a classic novel on peasant life in the ’s written by Pearl Buck, the daughter of a Christian missionary.

This book was my introduction to China at age With the launch of the Vintage and Penguin paperbacks in earlythe formal book tour is over. For more recent talks on China, religion and society, please see the general speaking page. From the Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist, a revelatory portrait of religion in China today—its history, the spiritual traditions of its Eastern and Western faiths, and the ways in which it is influencing China’s future.

The Souls of China tells the story of one of the world’s great spiritual revivals. Following a century of violent anti-religious campaigns, China is now filled with.

The Souls of China and Shanghai Faithful reviews. Positioning itself as an investigation of religion in China, Johnson’s book ultimately explores broader ideas of belief and ritual to find a Author: Clifford Coonan.

The Souls of China tells the story of one of the world’s great spiritual revivals. Following a century of violent anti-religious campaigns, China is now filled with new temples, churches, and mosques—as well as cults, sects, and politicians trying to harness religion for their own ends. The Souls of China is written like top-flight journalism—it is driven by the stories of real people, and the analysis flows out of their lives.

At the same time, a reader who knows the literature (and who reads the endnotes) will see just how thoroughly grounded Johnson is Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. Get this from a library!

The soul of China. [Amaury De Riencourt] -- "Notes and references": p. [] Bibliography: p. []  God with Chinese characteristics. Such is the tension with Ian Johnson’s The Souls of China, an exploration of the return of religion after Mao. Start first with what is there.

Structured around the traditional Chinese lunar calendar, China Books Review Proudly powered by WordPress. 'The Souls Of China' Documents Country's Dramatic Return To Religion When the author Ian Johnson first visited China inhe says religious life appeared to be dead.