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 The Literati and Chan Buddhism

Jiang Wu

in Enlightenment in Dispute: The Reinvention of Chan Buddhism in Seventeenth-Century China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195333572
eISBN:
9780199868872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333572.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter explores how Confucian literati, especially Wang Yangming's followers, helped to reshape Chan communities through their reinterpretation of Chan teaching. The focus of this chapter is ... More


Putting Young Heroines in the Spotlight: The Seventeenth Century

in True to Her Word: The Faithful Maiden Cult in Late Imperial China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758086
eISBN:
9780804786782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758086.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter is concerned with the dynastic crisis of the seventeenth century. It deals with how the fall of the Ming in 1644 and the subsequent Manchu conquest transformed the ways in which the ... More


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