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Chinese Gods: An Introduction to Chinese Folk Religion
Chinese gods: Who are they? Where did they come from? And what do they do? Chinese folk religion is the underlying belief system of more than a billion Chinese people. This title helps us understand the building blocks of this religion for which even the Chinese have no name.
Paperback, 237 pages
Published July 16th 2010 by Blacksmith Books
(first published 1983)
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I am a writer who has been hijacked by life. When my daughter, Stevie, exploded into my life with all the problems she had to cope with I ended up founding two charities for children with developmental disabilities (and wrote a memoir of this time in my book: Wordjazz for Stevie) - then when my wife was diagnosed with cancer I had a new battle on my hands - and this led to a series of cancer books ...moreMore about Jonathan Chamberlain...