The Emergence and Organization of Chinese Religions

By Phyllis Ghim Lian Chew

published in Lights of Irfan, volume 15, pages 9-40
© 2014, ‘Irfán Colloquia

    In recent decades, there has been much research-based framework emphasizing sociological, psychological, behavioural and other theories of leadership, but very little study of the nature of leadership and succession in religious organisations. This paper focuses on Chinese religions and society, home temples, village temples, and monasteries.

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