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Borrowed gods and foreign bodies

Eric Robert Reinders

Borrowed gods and foreign bodies

Christian missionaries imagine Chinese religion

by Eric Robert Reinders

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley, CA .
Written in English


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StatementEric Reinders.
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LC ClassificationsBR
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 266 p. :
Number of Pages266
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22607790M
ISBN 100520241711

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EXCERPT: To the Victorians, the Chinese were invariably "inscrutable." The meaning and provenance of this impression—and, most importantly, its workings in nineteenth-century Protestant missionary encounters with Chinese religion—are at the center of Eric Reinders's Borrowed Gods and Foreign Bodies, an enlightening look at how missionaries' religious identity, experience, and physical.

To the Victorians, the Chinese were invariably "inscrutable." The meaning and provenance of this impression―and, most importantly, its workings in nineteenth-century Protestant missionary encounters with Chinese religion―are at the center of Eric Reinders's Borrowed Gods and Foreign Bodies, an enlightening look at how missionaries' religious identity, experience, and physical foreignness Cited by:   About the Book.

To the Victorians, the Chinese were invariably "inscrutable." The meaning and provenance of this impression—and, most importantly, its workings in nineteenth-century Protestant missionary encounters with Chinese religion—are at the center of Eric Reinders's Borrowed Gods and Foreign Bodies, an enlightening look at how missionaries' religious identity, experience, and.

This book does not tell us often what China was really like, for so much of that reality is woefully "lost in translation." Above all, "Borrowed Gods and Foreign Bodies" is about how the Protestants transposed their endless bouts with Rome into seeing the errors of the Chinese way as copies of the Catholic way.

To the Victorians, the Chinese were invariably "inscrutable." The meaning and provenance of this impression—and, most importantly, its workings in nineteenth-century Protestant missionary encounters with Chinese religion—are at the center of Eric Reinders's Borrowed Gods and Foreign Bodies, an enlightening look at how missionaries' religious identity, experience, and physical.

Foreign Bodies is a model of analysis and erudition from which historians of science and everyone interested in intercultural relations will greatly profit. Borrowed Gods and Foreign Bodies Eric Reinders — Religion.

Borrowed Gods and Foreign Bodies: Christian Missionaries Imagine Chinese Religion Lars Peter Laamann (bio) Berkeley, Los Angeles, and London: University of California Press,$, £ Get this from a library.

Borrowed gods and foreign bodies: Christian missionaries imagine Chinese religion. [Eric Robert Reinders] -- In the great age of missionary activity, impressions brought back by Christian missionaries most influenced the Western view of China.

Reinders studies how Victorian missionaries responded to their. Borrowed Gods and F oreign Bodies is a highly stimulating study of the Protestant missionaries’ perception of China and Chinese religions throughout the V ictorian : Joseph Tse-Hei LEE. BOOK REVIEWS BORROWED GODS AND FOREIGN BODIES: CHRISTIAN MISSIONARIES IMAGINE CHINESE RELIGION.

By Eric Reinders. Berkeley: University of California Press, + xvi pp. For a long time, Sinology was dominated by scholars with direct or indirect mis-sionary backgrounds, going all the way back to the founding of the discipline by James.

Borrowed Gods and Foreign Bodies provides an insightful and sophisticated analysis of missionary perceptions of Chinese society and religion from the beginning of the Protestant missionary enterprise in until the early twentieth century. BOOK REVIEWS BORROWED GODS AND FOREIGN BODIES: CHRISTIAN MISSIONARIES IMAGINE CHINESE RELIGION.

By Eric Reinders. Berkeley: University of California Press, + xvi pp. For a long time, Sinology was dominated by scholars with direct or indirect missionary backgrounds, going all the way back to the founding of the discipline by James Legge.

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Important themes, such as the Chinese world order, are only briefly alluded to. To the Victorians, the Chinese were invariably "inscrutable." The meaning and provenance of this impression―and, most importantly, its workings in nineteenth-century Protestant missionary encounters with Chinese religion―are at the center of Eric Reinders's Borrowed Gods and Foreign Bodies, an enlightening look at how missionaries' religious identity, experience, and physical f Author: Eric Reinders.

Borrowed -Gods and Foreign Bodies: Christian Missionaries Imagine Chinese Religion. By Eric Reinders. Berkeley, Los Angeles, and London: University of California Press, ISBN Pp. xvi + $ More than fifteen years ago, historian Brian Stanley observed in his book, The. The book tracks the evolution of the power amassed by a tiny group of men who have regarded themselves, quite literally, as gods -- the Gods of Money.

Their agenda has included assassinations of two of America's most popular presidents; involvement of the United States against the public will in two world wars; and detonation of the world's. Foreign Bodies did not excite me and I'm seriously disappointed by this.

It is not as good a book as Heir. Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Grand Shopper. out of 5 stars A masterful writer. Reviewed in the United States on Novem Format: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase/5(86). This book is Victor LaValle meets Chinua Achebe meets Percival Everett. The premise of Foreign Gods Inc makes you think it is a satire-- a down on his luck cab driver decided to return to his village in Nigeria to steal his local deity to be sold at a NYC god-gallery/5.

His first book is Borrowed Gods and Foreign Bodies: Christian Missionaries Imagine Chinese Religion (University of California Press, ). His second book is Buddhism and Iconoclasm in East Asia: A History (co-written with Fabio Rambelli of UCSB; Bloomsbury Academic Press, ).

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You can read all your books for as long as a month for FREE and will get the latest Books Notifications.This chapter shows how Chinese people were represented by Western missionaries as mindless and “body-ful”.

It explains that this attitude of missionaries toward the foreign mind appears in various metaphors of mindlessness which pervade the earlier-nineteenth-century reportage on China.

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