The Sacred Truth Society (Sheng Li She)

@article{Meyer1982TheST,
  title={The Sacred Truth Society (Sheng Li She)},
  author={J. Meyer},
  journal={Studies in Religion/Sciences Religieuses},
  year={1982},
  volume={11},
  pages={285 - 298}
}
  • J. Meyer
  • Published 1982
  • Philosophy
  • Studies in Religion/Sciences Religieuses
  • Jeffrey F. Meyer is Associate Professor in the Department of Religious Studies of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. It has been shown conclusively that much of Chinese religion is not institutionalized, but remains diffused in the matrix of Chinese society.’ The result is a failure to produce ’churches’ in the standard pattern of Western Christianity. While this is true, the tendency to form religious groupings is universal, and in the Chinese context one example of this tendency… CONTINUE READING
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