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Sacred economies

Michael J. Walsh

Sacred economies

Buddhist business and religiosity in Medieval China

by Michael J. Walsh

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tiantong si (Yin Xian China),
  • Monastic and religious life (Buddhism) -- China,
  • Monasteries, Buddhist -- Economic aspects -- China,
  • Buddhism -- Economic aspects -- China

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMichael J. Walsh.
    SeriesThe Sheng Yen series in Chinese Buddhist studies
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBQ6160.C6 W35 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23202408M
    ISBN 109780231148320, 9780231519939
    LC Control Number2009012521

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Unpacking these sacred economies and repositioning them within the history of religion in China, Walsh encourages a different approach to the study of Chinese religion, emphasizing the critical link between religious exchange and the production of material culture.

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Sacred Economics traces the history of money from ancient gift economies to modern capitalism, revealing how the money system has contributed to alienation, competition, and scarcity, destroyed community, and necessitated endlessthese trends have reached their extreme—but in the wake of their collapse, we may find great opportunity to transition to a more connected, ecological /5().

Since my major study, The Sacred Economy, is almost complete, I thought it would be useful to put together a brief main purpose of the book is to offer a new reconstruction of the economies of the ancient Near East, within which ‘Israel’ must be located. This very readable book manages to be both witness for the many suffering the strain of the current system and a detailed inspiration to transform it.

Sacred Economics is most of all a practical guide on how to design an economic system, locally to globally, that employs the best thinking of many movements: Transition Towns, Permaculture, and.

Read "Sacred Economies Buddhist Monasticism and Territoriality in Medieval China" by Michael Walsh available from Rakuten Kobo. Buddhist monasteries in medieval China employed a variety of practices to ensure their ascendancy and survival. Most suc Brand: Columbia University Press.

Throughout the course of this book I have argued that Tiantong monastery (and indeed all the Buddhist monasteries discussed) was a space of representation (woodcuts, poems, stele descriptions, imagined reality), representational space (lived labor, an identity of labor, participant in a religious economy), emplaced sacred-mundane space, an.

Welcome to the home page for the on-line version of Sacred Economics. This is a book that explores, on a social, political, and personal level, the transition in money and economy that is upon us today. With the agreement of the publisher, EVOLVER EDITIONS/North Atlantic Books, I am making the full text available on line one chapter at a time over a period of about six months.

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Today, these trends have reached their extreme - but in the wake of their collapse, we may find great.

Sacred Economics traces the history of money from ancient gift economies to modern capitalism, revealing how the money system has contributed to alienation, competition, and scarcity, destroyed community, and necessitated endlessthese trends have reached their extreme—but in the wake of their collapse, we may find great opportunity to transition to a more connected, ecological.

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About Sacred Economics. Sacred Economics traces the history of money from ancient gift economies to modern capitalism, revealing how the money system has contributed to alienation, competition, and scarcity, destroyed community, and necessitated endlessthese trends have reached their extreme—but in the wake of their collapse, we may find great opportunity to transition to a.

Sacred Economies is by Michael J. Walsh, an associate professor of Religion and Asian Studies at Vassar College. The book can be characterized as a case study of a long standing Buddhist monastery in southeast China called Tiantong. (Other monasteries and their land holdings are brought into the discussion, but Tiantong is the focus.).

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All of the books are in the public domain in the United States, and most.