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The Pitfalls of Piety for Married WomenTwo Precious Scrolls of the Ming Dynasty

The Pitfalls of Piety for Married Women: Two Precious Scrolls of the Ming Dynasty

Wilt L. Idema

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781501758362
eISBN:
9781501758386
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501758362.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This book shows how problematic the practice of Buddhist piety could be in late imperial China. Two thematically related “precious scrolls” (baojuan) from the Ming dynasty, The Precious Scroll of the ... More

Religious Pluralism in IndonesiaThreats and Opportunities for Democracy

Religious Pluralism in Indonesia: Threats and Opportunities for Democracy

Chiara Formichi (ed.)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501760433
eISBN:
9781501760464
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501760433.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

In 1945, Sukarno declared that the new Indonesian republic would be grounded on monotheism, while also insisting that the new nation would protect diverse religious practice. This book explores how ... More

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