Get 20M+ Full-Text Papers For Less Than $1.50/day. Start a 14-Day Trial for You or Your Team.

Learn More →

Migration and Social Protection in China (review)

Migration and Social Protection in China (review) 556 China Review International: Vol. 16, No. 4, 2009 tively aer t ft he Tang period, it also affirms the Tang period as one characterized by unprecedented religious effervescence, given the multifaceted and complex inter- actions the Dizang cult had with surrounding developments. Thus, I wished that Zhiru had included more space to discussing the sociohistorical conditions of the Tang period that had made possible, or encouraged, the kind of religious exuber- ance that we see in the case of the Dizang cult. Overall, e M Th aking of a Savior Bodhisattva is an excellent work that contrib- utes significantly to the fields of Buddhist studies and Chinese religion. It will be the standard work on the early history of Dizang. Its comprehensive contextualiza- tion of the Dizang cult results from a judicious use of a wealth of sources and astute reflections on the best of contemporary scholarship. Thoroughly researched and rich in details, the book has much to oer s ff tudents and specialists in related disciplines. Chiew Hui Ho Chiew Hui Ho is a PhD candidate in the Department of Religious Studies at Stanford University. His research focuses on indigenous Buddhist narratives of the Tang period. Ingrid Nielsen http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png China Review International University of Hawai'I Press

Migration and Social Protection in China (review)

China Review International , Volume 16 (4) – Jul 13, 2011

Loading next page...
 
/lp/university-of-hawai-i-press/migration-and-social-protection-in-china-review-bAkjwcTVht
Publisher
University of Hawai'I Press
Copyright
Copyright © University of Hawai'i Press.
ISSN
1527-9367

Abstract

556 China Review International: Vol. 16, No. 4, 2009 tively aer t ft he Tang period, it also affirms the Tang period as one characterized by unprecedented religious effervescence, given the multifaceted and complex inter- actions the Dizang cult had with surrounding developments. Thus, I wished that Zhiru had included more space to discussing the sociohistorical conditions of the Tang period that had made possible, or encouraged, the kind of religious exuber- ance that we see in the case of the Dizang cult. Overall, e M Th aking of a Savior Bodhisattva is an excellent work that contrib- utes significantly to the fields of Buddhist studies and Chinese religion. It will be the standard work on the early history of Dizang. Its comprehensive contextualiza- tion of the Dizang cult results from a judicious use of a wealth of sources and astute reflections on the best of contemporary scholarship. Thoroughly researched and rich in details, the book has much to oer s ff tudents and specialists in related disciplines. Chiew Hui Ho Chiew Hui Ho is a PhD candidate in the Department of Religious Studies at Stanford University. His research focuses on indigenous Buddhist narratives of the Tang period. Ingrid Nielsen

Journal

China Review InternationalUniversity of Hawai'I Press

Published: Jul 13, 2011

There are no references for this article.