A Summary of French Studies on Chinese Religion

Religion and Society

In: Review of Religion and Chinese Society
Author: Nengchang Wu1
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As is well known, France has always been the center of European sinology. The study of Chinese religion has always been an important part of French sinology. Scholars outside of sinology are beginning to study Chinese religion, from various disciplinary perspectives. The importance of religion for Chinese society has also been recognized in recent years. In this context, focusing on the relations between religion and society, this article attempts to offer a brief summary of French studies on Chinese religion.

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