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Sacred places in China

by Carl Frederick Kupfer

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  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Press of the Western Methodist Book Concern in Cincinnati .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China,
  • China.
    • Subjects:
    • Temples -- China,
    • Buddhism,
    • Taoism,
    • China -- Religion

    • Edition Notes

      Seven papers, five of which first appeared in the East of Asia, a magazine published by the North China herald. cf. p. [7]

      Statementby Carl F. Kupfer.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL1801 .K8
      The Physical Object
      Pagination111 p.
      Number of Pages111
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6468972M
      LC Control Number44010221
      OCLC/WorldCa1850626

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      Thoughtful book that focuses on several sacred places for five world religions: Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. What I like most about it is that it can work on two different levels. There's lots of information in small print on each page about each place and its history and significance in one or more of the five /5(6). China's Sacred Sites presents a vision of architecture as a harmonious interaction of human culture and the natural world. Over color photos and architectural drawings document some of the most remarkable achievements of mountainscape feng shui.

      This inspirational book showcases of the world's most powerful and spiritual places–and guides modern-day travelers who wish to visit eloquent text, hundreds of gorgeous full-color images, and practical visitor information, Sacred Places of a Lifetime: of the World's Most Peaceful and Powerful Destinations highlights fascinating icons of many religions around the world and 5/5(1). The Sacred Books of the East is a monumental volume set of English translations of Asian religious texts, edited by Max Müller and published by the Oxford University Press between and It incorporates the essential sacred texts of Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism, Zoroastrianism, Jainism, and Islam.. All of the books are in the public domain in the United States, and most.


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National Geographic photographer and anthropologist Martin Gray has spent thirty-five years studying and photographing of these sacred sites in more than one hundred and fifty countries. Available in PDF, epub, and Kindle ebook. This book has 67 pages in the PDF version, and was originally published in Description.

This is a travelogue by a 19th century Christian missionary who visited several sacred locations in China, including places holy to all three of China's principal religions: Taoism, Confucianism and relates many fantastic stories of visions of Gods.

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SACRED PLACES IN CHINA BY CARL F. KUPFER, A. M., Ph. President of William Nast College, Kiukiang, China, Kiangsi Province. CINCINNATI: PRESS OF THE WESTERN METHODIST BOOK CONCERN [] Click to enlarge Frontispiece: HO SHANG FEN—SEPARATION OF THE PRIESTS.

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