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Getting saved in America : Taiwanese immigration and religious experience / Carolyn Chen.

Author/Creator:
Chen, Carolyn, 1971-
Publication:
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2008.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (xii, 230 pages)
Series:
ACLS Humanities E-Book.
Contained In:
ACLS Humanities E-Book.
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Subjects:
Taiwanese Americans -- Religion.
Conversion.
Christianity.
Buddhism.
Contents:
Introduction: becoming religious by becoming American
From beautiful island (Ilha formosa) to beautiful country (America:Bi-kuo/Mei-guo) : Taiwanese immigration and religion in southern California
Becoming Christian : breaking traditions and making traditions
Becoming Buddhist : from embedded religion to explicit religion
Becoming American men and women : otherworldly narratives and this-worldly selves
Cultivating American saints : religious disciplines of the self
Conclusion: Becoming Americans : from migrants to pilgrims.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [207]-225) and index.
Electronic text and image data. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University of Michigan, Michigan Publishing, 2013. Includes both TIFF files and keyword searchable text. ([ACLS Humanities E-Book]) Mode of access: Intranet.
Contributor:
American Council of Learned Societies.
Publisher Number:
2027/heb.30609 hdl
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.