in Sanctity and Self-Inflicted Violence in Chinese Religions, 1500-1700

Published in print April 2012 | ISBN: 9780199844906
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199949564 | DOI:

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This chapter is the conclusion of the book. It summarizes each chapter of the book and argues for a more nuanced understanding of Chinese religions.

Keywords: self-inflicted violence; sanctity; self-mutilation; mortifications; suicide; blood writing; filial piety; body-slicing; female chastity; ritual exposure; self-immolation; thaumaturgy; Chinese religion; history

Chapter.  1883 words. 

Subjects: Religious Studies

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