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  • Does education develop or diminish spirituality in Taiwan?
    Voas, David (2014)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 53:3: 556-574.

    Analyzes 2009-10 Taiwanese survey data; religious involvement is inversely related to education, non-religious spirituality, especially experiential, is directly related.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Experience; Taiwan
  • Trajectories of folk religion in deregulated Taiwan: An age-period-cohort analysis.
    Hu, Anning, and Fengang Yang (2014)
    Chinese Sociological Review 46:3: 80-100.

    Associated Search Terms: Age; Cohort; Folk religion; Taiwan
  • Gifts of money and gifts of time: Folk religion and civic involvement in a Chinese soiety.
    Hu, Anning (2014)
    Review of Religious Research 56:2: 313-335.

    Analyzes 2009 survey data from Taiwan. Ancestor worship predicts less secular contributing. Local deity worship predicts more religious volunteering. Sectarian membership predicts more religious volunteering. Individual folk religion predicts religious volunteering &, occasionally, giving to Buddhism, Taoism, & folk religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Contributions; Ancestor; Taiwan; Volunteering; Folk religion
  • The religious experiences of the non-religious in Taiwan.
    Kao, chen-yang (2013)
    In Yen-zen Tsai (ed.) Religious Experience in Contemporary Taiwan and China. Taipei: National Chengchi University Press, pp. 125-140.

    Associated Search Terms: Taiwan; Experience; Atheist, Taiwan
  • Taiwanese Daoism and religious experiences.
    Kuo, Cheng-tian (2013)
    In Yen-zen Tsai (ed.) Religious Experience in Contemporary Taiwan and China. Taipei: National Chengchi University Press, pp. 77-90.

    Associated Search Terms: Experience; Taiwan; Daoist, Taiwan
  • Confucian culture in contemporary Taiwan and religious experiences.
    Tsai, Yen-zen (2013)
    In Yen-zen Tsai (ed.) Religious Experience in Contemporary Taiwan and China. Taipei: National Chengchi University Press, pp. 141-162.

    Associated Search Terms: Taiwan; Confucian, Taiwan; Experience
  • Longitudinal trends of religious groups in deregulated Taiwan: 1990 to 2009.
    Hu, Anning, and Reid J. Leamaster (2013)
    Sociological Quarterly 54:2: 254-277.

    Associated Search Terms: Taiwan; Longitudinal
  • Mapping Chinese folk religion in mainland China and Taiwan.
    Yang, Fenggang, and Anning Hu (2012)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 51:3: 505-521.

    Notes 3 kinds of folk religion: communal, sectarian, & individual. Provides 2007 mainland survey data & '09 Taiwanese survey data that show percentages adhering to the 3 types, with cross-tabulations with other variables.

    Associated Search Terms: Taiwan; Folk religion; China
  • Toward the scientific study of polytheism: Beyond forced-choice measures of religius belief.
    Gries, Peter, Jenny Su, and David Schak (2012)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 51:4: 623-637.

    Advocates using a check list of religions common in an area where polytheism or multiple allegiances is present. Uses the case of 2011 Taiwanese survey data.

    Associated Search Terms: Polytheist; Survey; Methodology; Taiwan
  • Between religion and state: The Dajia pilgrimage in Taiwan.
    Chang, Hsun (2012)
    Social Compass 59:3: 298-310.

    Focuses on the Dajia Temple in Keelung, Taiwan. Pilgrimages mix sacred & profane rather than establish a boundary.

    Associated Search Terms: Pilgrimage; Politics, Taiwan; Sacred/profane; Taiwan, Keelung; Mazu (Taiwanese goddess)
  • Folk Religion in Chinese Societies.
    Hu, Anning (2012)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Purdue University.

    Associated Search Terms: China; Chinese; Folk religion; Taiwan
  • Discovering a Blissful Island: Religious Involvement and Happiness in Taiwan.
    Liu, Eric Y., Harold G. Koenig, and Dedong Wei (2012)
    Sociology of Religion 73:1: 46-68.

    Analyzes 2004 survey data from Taiwan. Beliefs differ in their relationship with happiness, depending on content. Some kinds of prayer correlate positively with happiness; practice is unrelated to it. Belief in God moderates effects of stress.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Practice; Taiwan; Happiness; Stress; Prayer
  • Pèlerinages et économie: des marchands du temple aux offrandes pèlerines.
    Camhi-Rayer, Bernadette (2012)
    Social Compass 59:3: 324-333.

    Considers the economic impact of pilgrimage at Lourdes, France, & the Dajia Mazu pilgrimage of Taiwan.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, France; Pilgrimage; Marian; Economic; Mazu (Taiwanese goddess); France, Lourdes; Taiwan, Keelung
  • The pattern, contemporary situation, and trends of Taiwan religions.
    Lu, Yunfeng, and Ding Li (2011)
    In Jin Ze and Qiu Youghui (eds.) The Annual Report on Religions in China. Beijing: Chinese Social Sciences Press, pp. 225-252.

    Associated Search Terms: Taiwan
  • The Development and Major Problems of Religious Legislation in Taiwan.
    Lin, Pen-Hsuan (2011)
    In Barbara Jones Denison (ed.) History, Time, Meaning, and Memory. Ideas for the Sociology of Religion. Leiden: Brill, pp. 111-144.

    Describes the evolution of laws & regulations pertaining to religious organizations & properties in the Republic of China (Taiwan).

    Associated Search Terms: Taiwan; State
  • Religion and Educational Ideals in Contemporary Taiwan.
    Zhai, Jiexia Elisa, and Robert D. Woodberry (2011)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 50:2: 307-327.

    Analyzes 1990-2005 Taiwan Social Change Survey data; Protestants advocate having the highest standard of education, non-religious next, Daoists & Buddhists next, & members of Yi-Guan-Dao (a new religion) & Catholics last.

    Associated Search Terms: Daoist, Taiwan; Protestant, Taiwan; Buddhist, Taiwan; Catholic, Taiwan; Taiwan; Education; Denomination (organizational entity); Yiguan Dao, Taiwan
  • Religion and environmentalism in Chinese societies.
    Lang, Graeme, and Lu Yufeng (2011)
    In Graeme Lang and Lu Yenfeng (eds.) Social Scientific Studies of Religion in China: Methodology, Theories and Findings. Leiden: Brill, pp. 245-272.

    Associated Search Terms: Environmentalism; Taiwan; China
  • Secularism, religious change, and social conflict in Asia.
    Madsen, Richard (2011)
    In Craig Calhoun, Mark Juergensmeyer, and Jonathan Van Antwerpen (eds.) Rethinking Secularism. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 248-269.

    Examines the secularity or non-secularity of the state, society, & culture in Asia, with the cases of China, Taiwan, & Indonesia given particular attention.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularism; Asia; Indonesia; Taiwan; China
  • Religiousness, Spirituality, and Psychological Distress in Taiwan.
    Liu, Eric Y., Scott Schieman, and Sung Joon Jang (2011)
    Review of Religious Research 53:2: 137-159.

    Analyzes 2004 survey data from Taiwan. Supernatural belief & resort to fortune telling & other secular supernatural activities predict more stress, while daily prayer predicts less; but attendance is unrelated to it.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Stress; Prayer; Fortune telling; Practice; Taiwan
  • Are Risk-taking Persons Less Religious? Risk Preference, Religious Affiliation, and Religious Participation in Taiwan.
    Liu, Eric Y. (2010)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 49:1:172-178.

    Analyzes 2007 Taiwanese survey data; risk preference predicts attendance frequency but not affiliation.

    Associated Search Terms: Risk preference; Taiwan; Membership; Practice
  • Le religieux aux Estrêmes dans le Monde Chinois.
    Laliberté, André (2009)
    In Martin Geoffroy and Jean-Guy Vaillancourt (eds.) La religion à l'extrême. Montréal: Médiaspaul, pp. 127-167.

    Background & overview of th4e status of religions in China & Taiwan.

    Associated Search Terms: Extremism; State; Taiwan; China
  • Religious Attendance and Subjective well-being in an Eastern-culture Country: Empirical Evidence from Taiwan.
    Chang, Wen-chun (2009)
    Marburg Journal of Religion 14:1 (online)

    Associated Search Terms: Well-being, psychological; Taiwan; Practice
  • Beyond the West: Religiosity and the Sense of Mastery in Modern Taiwan.
    Liu, Eric Y. (2009)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 48:4: 774-788.

    Analyzes 2004 Taiwanese survey data. Beleif in karma & one god, & prayer predict a low sense of mastery, while meditation & other devotional activities predict a high sense of mastery.

    Associated Search Terms: Devotionalism; Taiwan; Control, sense of; Prayer; Belief
  • The Transformation of Yiguan Dao in Taiwan: Adapting to a Changing Religious Economy.
    Lu, Yunfeng (2008)
    Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books.

    Associated Search Terms: Yiguan Dao, Taiwan; Taiwan; Adaptation
  • Contemporary New Age Transformation in Taiwan: A Sociological Study of a New Religious Movement.
    Chen, Shu-Chuan (2008)
    Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Taiwan; New age
  • Deregulation and the Religious Market in Taiwan: A Research Note.
    Lu, Yunfeng, Byron Johnson, and Rodney Stark (2008)
    Sociological Quarterly 49:1: 139-153.

    Congregational organization grew after deregulation in the 1980s.

    Associated Search Terms: Market model; State; Taiwan
  • Expectation, Affection and Responsibility. The Charismatic Journey of a New Buddhist Group in Taiwan.
    Ji, Zhe (2008)
    Nova Religio 12:2: 48-68.

    Focuses on construction of the charisma of Li Yuansong, leader of the Modern Chan Society.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, Taiwan; Taiwan; Charisma; Case study; Buddhist, Modern Chan Society
  • Gendered Charisma in the Buddhist Tzu Chi (Ciji) Movement.
    Huang, C. Julia (2008)
    Nova Religio 12:2: 29-47.

    Field study of a largely female lay Buddhist movement under a female monastic leadership.

    Associated Search Terms: Charisma; Buddhist, Taiwan; Buddhist, Tzu Chi; Taiwan; Monasticism; Gender; Women
  • Democracy's Dharma: Religious Renaissance and Political Development in Taiwan.
    Madsen, Richard (2007)
    Berkeley: University of California Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Modernization; Taiwan; Buddhist, Taiwan; Politics, Taiwan
  • The concept of "folk religion" in the study of Chinese religions: Retrospect and prospects.
    Clart, Philip (2007)
    In Zbigniew Wesolowski (ed.) The Fourth Fu Jen University Sinological Symposium: Research on Religions in China: Status Quo and Perspectives. Xinzhuang, Taiwan: Furen University Press, pp. 166-203.

    Associated Search Terms: China; Folk religion; Taiwan
  • Determinants of Religious Giving in an Eastern-culture Economy: Empirical Evidence from Taiwan.
    Chang, Wen-chun (2006)
    Review of Religious Research 47:4: 363-379.

    Analyzes 1999 Taiwanese survey data.

    Associated Search Terms: Taiwan; Contributions
  • Conversion to Protestantism among Urban Immigrants in Taiwan.
    Chao, Hsing-Kuang (2006)
    Sociology of Religion 67:2: 193-204.

    Based on participant observation & interviews with converts in 2 Christian churches on Taiwan. Continuity with folk religion & practical benefits furthered conversion.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant, Taiwan; Conversion; Folk religion; Taiwan
  • The Effects of Organizational Characteristics on the Adoption of the Contemporary Worship Style among Taiwanese Congregations.
    Chou, Hui-Tzu Grace, and Raymond Russell (2006)
    Review of Religious Research 48:1: 33-49.

    Analyzes 1998 questionnaire data from 108 Taiwanese Christian pastors; organization, age of congregants, & views of pastors more than denomination predicted contemporary worship style.

    Associated Search Terms: Taiwan; Ritual; Christian, Taiwan; Network; Organization; Age
  • Religious Involvement and Health Outcomes among Older Persons in Taiwan.
    Yeager, Diane M., Dana A. Glei, Melanie Au, Hui-Shen Lin, Richard P. Sloan, and Maxine Weinstein (2006)
    Social Science and Medicine 63: 2228-2241.

    Associated Search Terms: Taiwan; Gerontology; Health
  • Impact of the State on the Evolution of a Sect.
    Lu, Yunfeng, and Graeme Lang (2006)
    Sociology of Religion 67:3: 249-270.

    Yiguan Dao was sect-like when under repression but is becoming more a denomination now that it is recognized in Taiwan.

    Associated Search Terms: Persecution; State; Typology; Yiguan Dao; Sect; China; Change; Taiwan
  • Helping People to Fulfill Vows: Commitment Mechanisms in a Chinese Sect.
    Lu, Paul Yunfeng (2005)
    In Fenggang Yang and Joseph B. Tamney (eds.), State, Market, and Religions in Chinese Societies. Religion and the Social Order 11. Leiden: Brill, pp. 181-201.

    Associated Search Terms: Taiwan; Yiguan Dao, Taiwan
  • 'Buddhist for the Human Realm' and Taiwanese Democracy.
    Laliberté, André (2005)
    In Tun-ren Cheng and Deborah Brown (eds.) Religious Organizations and Democracy in Contemporary Asia. Armonk, New York: M.E. Sharpe, pp. 55-82.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Taiwan; Buddhist, Taiwan; Taiwan; Democracy
  • Morality Books and the Moral Order: A Study of the Moral Sustaining Function of Morality Books in Taiwan.
    Ling, Chi-shiang (2005)
    In Fenggang Yang and Joseph B. Tamney (eds.), State, Market, and Religions in Chinese Societies. Religion and the Social Order 11. Leiden: Brill, pp. 203-227.

    In Chinese tradition, morality books provide both guidance & a religious world view. Analyzes 1999 Taiwanese survey data.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral; Literature; Taiwan
  • Introduction.
    Tamney, Joseph B. (2005)
    In Fengang Yang and Joseph B. Tamney (eds.), State, Market, and Religions in Chinese Societies. Religion and the social Order 11. Leiden: Brill, pp. 1-17.

    More an overview of religion among the Chinese peoples than a mere introduction to the volume.

    Associated Search Terms: Christian, Singapore; Change; Daoist; Buddhist; Folk religion; Taiwan; Singapore; State; Christian, China; China; Christian, Taiwan; Modernization; Confucian
  • Religious Change and Democratization in Taiwan: Mainstream Buddhist Organizations and the Kuomintang.
    Laliberté, André (2003)
    In P. Clart and C.B. Jones (eds.) Religion in Modern Taiwan: Tradition and Innovation in a Changing Society. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, pp. 158-185.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, Taiwan; Politics, Taiwan; Taiwan; Change; Democracy
  • Modernization, Globalization, and Confucianism in Chinese Societies.
    Tamney, Joseph B., and Linda Hsueh-ling Chiang (2002)
    Westport, Connecticut: Praeger

    Associated Search Terms: Taiwan; Globalization; Confucian; Modernization; Singapore; China
  • Chinese Christian Transnationalism. Diverse Networks of a Houston Church.
    Yang, Fenggang (2002)
    In Helen Rose Ebaugh and Janet Saltzman Chafetz (eds.) Religion Across Borders. Transnational Immigrant Networks. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira, pp. 129-148.

    Because of the national diversity of ethnic Chinese, their networks are not merely bi-national. Based on fieldwork in Houston (1997-99), Taiwan, Hong Kong, & mainland China (2000).

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical; Chinese Americans; Transnational; Network; United States, Texas, Houston; Taiwan; China
  • A Comparative Sociology of World Religions: Virtuosos, Priests, and Popular Religion.
    Sharot, Stephen (2001)
    New York: New York University Press.

    An updating of a Weberian treatment of elite & popular religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, medieval; Confucian; Hindu; Weber, Max; Commodification; Buddhist; Historical; Reformation; Islam; State; Taiwan; Hierocracy; India; Virtuoso; Little tradition; Jewish; Big tradition; Comparative; China; Daoist; Syncretism; Popular religion; Elite
  • Religion and Family Formation in Taiwan: The Decline of Ancestral Authority.
    Yang, Li-shou, Arland Thornton, and Thomas Fricke (2000)
    In Sharon K. Houseknecht and Jerry D. Pankhurst (eds.) Family, Religion, and Social Change in Diverse Societies. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 121-146.

    Associated Search Terms: Ancestor; Popular religion; Authority; Family; Taiwan; Folk religion
  • The Development of Taiwanewse Folk Religion, 1683-1945.
    Chen, Hsin-chih (1995)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Washington.

    Associated Search Terms: Folk religion; Taiwan
  • Changes in postwar Taiwan and their impact on the popular practice of religion.
    Jordan, David K. (1994)
    In Stevan Harrell and Huang Chun-chieh (eds.) Cultural Change in Postwar Taiwan. Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press, pp. 137-160.

    Associated Search Terms: Change; Taiwan
  • Weakening the Linkage between Ancestors, the Living, and Future Generations.
    Thornton, Arland, Li-shoul Yang, and Thomas Fricke (1994)
    In Arland Thornton and H.S. Lin (eds.) Social Change and the Family in Taiwan. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, pp. 359-395.

    Associated Search Terms: Change; Family; Taiwan
  • Power and transcendence in the Matsu pilgrimage of Taiwan.
    Sangren, P. Steven (1993)
    American Ethnologists 20:3: 564-582.

    Associated Search Terms: Mazu (Taiwanese goddess); Pilgrimage; Power; Taiwan; Transcendence
  • Pluralism, performance and meaning in Taiwanese healing: A case study.
    Harrell, C. Stevan (1991)
    Culure, Medicine and Psychiatry 15: 45-68.

    Associated Search Terms: Taiwan; Pluralism; Healing; Case study
  • The politics of ritual disguise: Repression and response in Taiwanese religion.
    Weller, Robert P. (1987)
    Modern China 13:1: 17-39.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Taiwan; Taiwan; Ritual; Persecution
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