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Chinese Millennial Movements  

Scott Lowe

Print publication date:
Oct 2011
Online publication date:
Jan 2012
Class apathy and a selective process of record keeping created fertile grounds for uprise in China. This article throws light on two of the earliest millennialist movements in China, ... More

Tibetan Buddhist Self-Immolation  

Kevin Carrico

Since 2009, 141 Tibetans have engaged in self-immolation, setting their bodies alight, in protest against China’s rule of their homeland. This article asks why. How has this previously ... More

Violence in Chinese Religious Traditions  

Meir Shahar

Print publication date:
Jan 2013
Online publication date:
Mar 2013
This chapter argues that the category of religion eludes traditional Chinese thinking. It outlines the periods of harmony between official Buddhism, Daoism, and Confucianism, commenting on ... More