Corpus ID: 170602143

Buddhism and Taoism Face to Face: Scripture, Ritual, and Iconographic Exchange in Medieval China

@inproceedings{Mollier2008BuddhismAT,
  title={Buddhism and Taoism Face to Face: Scripture, Ritual, and Iconographic Exchange in Medieval China},
  author={Christine Mollier},
  year={2008}
}
  • Christine Mollier
  • Published 2008
  • Philosophy
  • Christine Mollier reveals in this volume previously unexplored dimensions of the interaction between Buddhism and Taoism in medieval China. While scholars of Chinese religions have long recognized the mutual influences linking the two traditions, Mollier here brings to light their intense contest for hegemony in the domains of scripture and ritual. Drawing on a far-reaching investigation of canonical texts, together with manuscript sources from Dunhuang and the monastic libraries of Japan… CONTINUE READING