Nine papers from a conference in Hacienda Heights, California, October 1989, explore the religious analogs of the momentous social and cultural changes during the T'ang (618-907) and Sung (960-1279) dynasties in China. They consider changes in Buddhism, Taoism, local gods, office-holding gods, and nA close examination of all the extant Sung and Yuan Cha#39;an monastic regulations shows that the term pa#39;u-cha#39;ing (literally, aquot;all invitedaquot;) was in regular use, but that it covered a much wider range of activities than just manual labor. The term reallyanbsp;...
|Title||:||Religion and Society in T_ang and Sung China|
|Author||:||Patricia Buckley Ebrey|
|Publisher||:||University of Hawaii Press - 1993-01|