New Religions and State's Response to Religious Diversification in Contemporary Vietnam Tensions from the Reinvention of the Sacred

Meanwhile, an emphasis upon religious reinvention which addresses processes of remaking, transforming, legitimating and accommodating can be useful for research into New Religious Movements elsewhere in Asia. A research in the challenges of new religions through could act asa catalyst for interdisci...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Hoang, Chung Van
Format: eBook
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2017, 2017
Edition:1st ed. 2017
Series:Boundaries of Religious Freedom: Regulating Religion in Diverse Societies
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Competing religious worldviews of the post-renovation Vietnam
  • 2. Modernity and religious reconfiguration: a Vietnamese perspective
  • 3. Encountering the uninvited the state, the established religions and attempts to shape NRMS
  • 4. Revitalising the legacy of a local sage: the school of teaching goodness
  • 5. A “spiritual revolution” for national salvation: the way of the jade Buddha
  • 6. An attempt to reconfigure Buddhism: the great mother’s field of esp
  • 7. The reinvention and reconfiguration of NRMS
  • 8. Conclusion