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Religious Literature
(2,049 words)

The topic of "religious literature" opens up not only the field of esthetic works been influenced by religion (formally or in terms of content), but also such works within the religious traditions which function as written documentation of the respective religion's concerns and transitions over the centuries. In the Chinese world, these ar…

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Goldfuss, Gabriele and Durand-Dastès, Vincent, “Religious Literature”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of China, Managing Editor English Edition: Daniel Leese. Consulted online on 04 March 2024 <>
First published online: 2008
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004168633, 20121018

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