Richard Madsen

in Democracy's Dharma

Published by University of California Press

Published in print November 2007 | ISBN: 9780520252271
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520941038 | DOI:

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This chapter presents a summary of the previous chapters and reviews the two main themes present in this book. The first is the relationship between democracy and religion in Asia, and the second is the conditions for the growth of the developing forms of religion in the modern world. The chapter is divided into two main sections. The first discusses the religious renaissance in Taiwan and lists the challenges of democratic modernity. The second section is concerned with modernity, progressive religion, and religious innovations in Taiwan.

Keywords: democracy; religion; forms of religion; religious renaissance; democratic modernity; progressive religion; religious innovations

Chapter.  10989 words. 

Subjects: Religious Studies

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