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Sectarianism

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

A narrow‐minded adherence to a particular sect (political, ethnic, or religious), often leading to conflict with those of different sects or possessing different beliefs. Sectarian...

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Intellectual Trends in Late Imperial China

On-cho Ng.

in Chinese Studies

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: East Asian Studies; Asian History; East Asian Philosophy; East Asian Religions. 12907 words.

It seems indubitable that Chinese thought experienced notable changes in the late imperial period, roughly from the late Ming through the mid Qing. Although scholars argue over the genesis,...

Folk Religion in Contemporary China

Fenggang Yang and Anning Hu.

in Chinese Studies

P ublished online July 2018 .

Article. Subjects: East Asian Studies; Asian History; East Asian Philosophy; East Asian Religions. 5567 words.

Folk religion has always been an indispensable component in the Chinese religious landscape; however, it is not a uniquely Chinese phenomenon, but rather common in all societies. Some...

Uganda

Shane Doyle and Aidan Stonehouse.

in African Studies

P ublished online September 2013 .

Article. Subjects: African History; African Languages; African Music; African Philosophy; African Studies. 17849 words.

The region that would take the name Uganda became part of the British Empire in the 1890s. Blessed with relatively fertile soils and reliable rainfall, Uganda would become one of the most...