Department/School

Sociology and Anthropology

Abstract

Established definitions of religion reflect Euro-American history, which treats religion as largely a matter of beliefs embedded in formal organizations. Confucian approaches to religion are much different. This article explores these approaches to identify aspects of religion that Confucian approaches reveal but that Western notions hide.

Document Type

Article

Publication Title

Religion and Social Order

Publication Date

2003

Volume

10

Pages

189-199

Document Version

Preprint

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