Society and the Supernatural in Song China

Type
Book
Authors
ISBN 10
0824823109 
ISBN 13
9780824823108 
Category
200-299 Religion  [ Browse Items ]
Publication Year
2001 
Publisher
Pages
355 
Subject
China--Religious life and customs. China--History--Song dynasty, 960-1279. 
Abstract
This work is an examination of spirit possession and exorcism in the 12th and 13th centuries and a social history of the full panoply of China's religious practices and practitioners at the moment when she was poised to dominate the world economy.  
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Biblio Notes

Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Davis, Edward L. (Edward Lawrence), 1954-
Society and the supernatural in Song China.
Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, ©2001
(OCoLC)603725056
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward L Davis
ISBN: 0824823109 9780824823108 0824823982 9780824823986
OCLC Number: 44969301
Description: 355 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Therapeutic Movements in the Song: Texts --
New Therapeutic Movements in the Song: Practitioners --
The Cult of the Black Killer --
The Daoist Ritual Master and Child-Mediums --
Tantric Exorcists and Child-Mediums --
Daoist Priests, Confucian Literati, and Child-Mediums --
Spirit-Possession and the Grateful Dead: Daoist and Buddhist Mortuary Ritual in the Song --
The Syncretic Field of Chinese Religion --
Huanglu jiao and Shuilu zhai.
Responsibility: Edward L. Davis.  
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