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Folk religion in an urban setting

Morris I. Berkowitz

Folk religion in an urban setting

a study of Hakka villagers in transition

by Morris I. Berkowitz

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Published by Christian Study Centre on Chinese Religion and Culture in Hong Kong .
Written in

  • Hong Kong (China)
    • Subjects:
    • Hong Kong (China) -- Religious life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 147-154.

      Statement[by] Morris I. Berkowitz, Frederick P. Brandauer [and] John H. Reed.
      ContributionsBrandauer, Frederick Paul, 1933- joint author., Reed, John H., joint author.
      LC ClassificationsBL1950.H6 B4
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 167 p.
      Number of Pages167
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5754227M
      LC Control Number71086967

      This book is an attempt at exploring some of the challenges posed by this situation. The attention is primarily focused on contemporary East Asian urban life, but this is done working from the assumption that what is experienced, both by Christians and adherents of other faiths in this particular context, may.   Folk religion’s indigenous or native beliefs are held all over the world, particularly in parts of South America, Africa, China, and Southeast Asia. The largest folk religion in the world is the Chinese folk religion which has an estimated million followers worldwide or .

      This book is the first academic monograph on sacred space in the capital city of Tokyo, just one of many popular deities chosen here to represent “folk religion”—as the underlying Sacred High City, Sacred Low City: Japanese Urban Setting.” Journal of Religion in . Ichiro Hori's is the first book in Western literature to portray how Shinto, Buddhist, Confucian, and Taoist elements, as well as all manner of archaic magical beliefs and practices, are fused on the folk level. Folk religion, transmitted by the common people from generation to generation, has greatly conditioned the political, economic, and.

      This empirical approach reveals how scholarly discourses on 'folk religion' guide the local fieldworker's identification of what are 'folk' religious practices and thus actualises 'folk religion' in a given book offers a fresh methodological perspective on 'folk religion' as discourse and object of study and is the first monograph. Berkowitz (Morris I.) Brandauer (Frederick P.) Reed (John H.) Folk Religion in an Urban Setting By Joseph Nguyen Van Phong Publisher: PERSÉE: Université de Lyon, CNRS & ENS de Lyon.

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Folk religion in an urban setting. Hong Kong, Christian Study Centre on Chinese Religion and Culture [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Morris I Berkowitz; Frederick Paul Brandauer; John H Reed.

In religious studies and folkloristics, folk religion, popular religion, or vernacular religion comprises various forms and expressions of religion that are distinct from the official doctrines and practices of organized precise definition of folk religion varies among scholars.

Sometimes also termed popular belief, it consists of ethnic or regional religious customs under the. A new synthesis of the work of two studies: the first (Folk Religion in an Urban Setting) investigates the religious organization at village level and the second (Urban Chinese) shows practices from most of the various levels of possible Chinese practices as expected in a mixed community of urban dwellers.

Origins and Key Characteristics. The term “folk religion” is relatively new, dating back only towhen a Lutheran theologian and pastor, Paul Drews, penned the German Religiöse Volkskunde, or folk sought to define the experience of the common “folk” or peasantry in order to educate pastors about the kinds of Christian faith they would experience when they left the.

All journal articles featured in Culture and Religion vol 20 issue 3. Outside the formal teachings of the established religious institutions of many 'advanced' societies, there continues to exist a rich body of 'unofficial' or 'folk' religious beliefs and practices.

This book provides an insight into the nature of folk religion in a small fishing village in North Yorkshire. Using a combination of sociological and historical methods, David Clark first explores.

This book explores some of the challenges presented to church and mission from the contemporary culture of globalization and how this affects Christian spirituality in various ways. The attention is primarily focused on contemporary East Asian urban life, but from the assumption that this may not be all that different from what is experienced.

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Jaipur: Illustrated Book Publishers, © (OCoLC)   A small number of companions and encyclopedias such as McCormick and White document and catalogue current assessments of folk culture around the world, classified by nation and region and subdivided by topics such as folk song, medicine, festivals, food, games, religion.

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“But that is not the case in many places in China, not anymore,” said Fengang Yang, author of the book “Atlas of Religion in China: Social and Geographical Contexts.”.

China’s spiritual landscape has changed because of rapid economic development, urbanization and. The division of the book into four parts, as discussed in the introduction, represents the set of key relationships between religion and popular culture which we believe have defined the work to date.

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Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. Understanding Folk Religion: A Christian Response to Popular Beliefs and Practices - Kindle edition by Hiebert, Paul G., Shaw, R.

Daniel, Tienou, Tite. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Understanding Folk Religion: A Christian Response to Popular Beliefs and s: FOLK RELIGION: AN OVERVIEW Peasant populations (i.e., sedentary agricultural groups forming part of larger, more complex societies) have probably existed since bce in southwestern Asia, since bce in Egypt, and since bce in southeastern Mexico.

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