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Chinese Religion: Two New Sourcebooks

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Chinese Religion: An Anthology of Sources

Edited by Deborah Sommer

NEW YORK AND OXFORD:
OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, 1995
XXIII + 375 PAGES

Religions of China in Practice

Edited by Donald S. Lopez, Jr.

PRINCETON: PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS, 1996
XVI + 499 PAGES

 

These are the first English language collections of primary texts designed specifically for studying Chinese religion.1 Both are solid collections of well translated texts, but they are very different from one another; not only do they seldom overlap, but they embody different approaches to the field. Educators now have clear new choices in how they present this subject to their students.

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