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Chinese Religion and Mythology
A look at the connection between Chinese religion and mythology.
# 122542 | 2,000 words | 20 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Asian Studies (East Asian Cultures) , Religion and Theology (Eastern)

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This paper discusses the the intricate relationship that Chinese religion and mythology have with each other, and how this relationship developed in Chinese society. The intertwining of Chinese religion and mythology and everyday life is also examined.

From the Paper:

"The study of Chinese religion and mythology or folklore is fairly complex. Unlike religion and mythology based out the West, in Chinese culture, religion and mythology are very intertwined with one another and everyday life China is historically a collective society and the beliefs and myths reflect this. Where the individual stands out in Western society, in China the individual is absorbed into the collective, be it natural, social or spiritual. (Fairbanks and Goldman) Belief in gods and goddesses does not negate the practice..."

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