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Published: 01 August 2020

312 Pages

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780197529133


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Reclaiming the Wilderness

Contemporary Dynamics of the Yiguandao

First Edition

Sébastien Billioud

  • Explores the expansionary dynamics and central features of one of Asia's most influential and least known religious movements
  • Combines intensive micro-level fieldwork with macro-analysis of the relationships between Yiguandao and politics in China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong
  • Highlights the role of Hong Kong as both a platform serving Yiguandao's ambition to reestablish itself in China and as a node of religious circulation between Taiwan, Macao, China and elsewhere