Cahiers d'Extrême-Asie 10 (1998)

Culte des sites, culte des saints

Marianne BUJARD, John LAGERWEY, Kenneth DEAN, Lothar VON FALKENHAUSEN, Sandrine CHENIVESSE, Franciscus VERELLEN, Glen DUDBRIDGE, LIN Fu-shih, Delphine ZIEGLER, Fiorella ALLIO, Susan NAQUIN, Terry KLLEMAN, XU Pingfang

Collection : Cahiers d'Extrême-Asie

Collection's number: 10

Editor: Verellen (Franciscus)

Edition: EFEO

Publication date: 1998

Status : Available


ISBN-13 : 9782855398495

ISSN : 0766-1177

Width : 16 cm

Height : 24 cm

Weight : 0,81 kg

Number of pages : 444

Distributor : EFEO Diffusion, EFEO Kyoto

Geography : China

Language : French, English

Place : Kyoto

Support : Papier

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Table of contents

Franciscus Verellen
À nos lecteurs / To our readers

Rituel territorial / Territorial ritual
* Fiorella Allio, Procession et identité : mise en scène rituelle de l'histoire locale
* Kenneth Dean, Transformations of the she (altars of the soil) in Fujian
* John Lagerway, Dingguang Gufo: Oral and written sources in the study of a saint

Communautés de mémoire / Communities of memory
* Marianne Bujard, Le culte du Joyau de Chen : culte historique-culte vivant
* Susan Naquin, Sites, saints, and sights at the Tanzhe Monastery
* Franciscus Verellen, Shu as a hallowed land: Du Guangting's Record of Marvels
* Delphine Ziegler, The cult of the Wuyi mountains and its cultivation of the past: A topo-cultural perspective

De la localité à la région / From place to region
* Sandrine Chenivesse, Fengdu: cité de l'abondance, cité de la male mort
* Terry Klleman, Sources for religious practice in Zitong: The local side of a national cult
* Lin Fu-Shih, The cult of Jiang Ziwen in mediaval China

Éffigies et culture matérielle / Effigies and material culture
* Glen Dubridge, Buddhist images in action : Five stories from the Tang
* Xu Pingfang, Les découvertes récentes de statues de Sangqie et le culte de Sengqie
* Lothar von Falkenhausen, Archaeology and the study of Chinese local religion: A discussant's remark

Auteurs du présent volume / Contributors to this volume

About the collection

Cahiers d'Extrême-Asie

Bilingual Journal of the École française d'Extrême-Orient.

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About the editor

Verellen (Franciscus)

An historian of medieval China, Franciscus Verellen is a former director of the Ecole française d'Extrême-Orient (2004-2014), where he also holds the chair in History of Daoism and currently serves as head of the EFEO Hong Kong Center. 

Verellen has published widely in the fields of regional cultural history and Daoism, including The Taoist canon: A historical companion to the Daozang, 3 volumes, edited with Kristofer Schipper, The University of Chicago Press, 2004 (Association of American Publishers 2005 Award for Excellence in Professional and Scholarly Publishing, American Academy of Religion 2007 Award for Excellence in the Study of Religion).

After doctoral studies at Oxford and Paris, Franciscus Verellen taught at Columbia University, New York, and the Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, Paris. He held visiting appointments at Princeton University and the University of California at Berkeley. Verellen is an adjunct professor of Religious and Cultural Studies at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

An alumnus Alexander von Humboldt Fellow at the Universities of Munich, Oxford, and Heidelberg and fellow-in-residence at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in Wassenaar, Franciscus Verellen was Stewart Lecturer in the Humanities at Princeton University in 2005, member and Edwin C. and Elisabeth A. Whitehead Fellow in the School of Historical Studies, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, in 2009-2010. He was a Distinguished Adjunct Researcher at Renmin University, Beijing, in 2010-2012. 

Since 2014, Franciscus Verellen is a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Chinese Studies, Chinese University of Hong Kong, and an Honorary Research Fellow in the Jao Tsung-I Petite Ecole of the University of Hong Kong.

Franciscus Verellen was elected a member of the Academy of Inscriptions and Belles-Lettres, Institut de France, in 2008. He is a knight of the French Legion of Honour, an officer of the order Palmes Académiques, and an officer of the Royal Order of Cambodia.


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