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An Introduction to Feng Shui (Introduction to Religion)

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Feng Shui has been known in the West for the last 150 years but has mostly been regarded as a primitive superstition. During the modern period successive regimes in China have suppressed its practice. However, in the last few decades Feng Shui has become a global spiritual movement with professional associations, thousands of titles published on the subject, countless websites devoted to it and millions of users. In this book Ole Bruun explains Feng Shui's Chinese origins and meanings as well as its more recent Western interpretations and global appeal. Unlike the abundance of popular manuals, his Introduction treats Chinese Feng Shui as an academic subject, bridging religion, history and sociology. Individual chapters explain: the Chinese religious-philosophical background Chinese uses in rural and urban areas the history of Feng Shui's reinterpretation in the West environmental perspectives and other issues

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Examines the origins and practices of Chinese Feng Shui as well as its recent Western interpretations.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521863520
Author:
Bruun, Ole
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Author:
Bruun, OLE
Subject:
Buddhism - General
Subject:
Feng-shui
Subject:
Religion Eastern-Buddhism
Series:
Introduction to Religion
Publication Date:
20081031
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Pages:
218
Dimensions:
9.00x6.00x.70 in. 1.05 lbs.

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