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Gods, Ghosts, & Ancestors: Folk Religion in a Taiwanese Village

This book is a case study of Chinese religion. It is about religion as it is lived in one village, here called Bǎo’ān 保 安, at one point in time: the present. That pseudonym Bǎo’ān means “safe-guarding harmony”; religion in Bǎo’ān is directed to that end. The nature of the harmony, the dangers that threaten it, and particularly […]

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Taiwan Association for Religious Studies

The Taiwan Association for Religious Studies is the first religious association in Taiwan. It was established on April 18, 1999, by a group of scholars and academics. The association researches mainstream and folk religions in Taiwan and publishes monthly newsletters.

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