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Death and Syncretism in China

The Great Courses (Firm), (Distributor). Kanopy (Firm), (Distributor).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (31 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : The Great Courses, 2016.

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General Note:
Title from title frames.
In Process Record.
Film
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally produced by The Great Courses in 2016.
Summary, etc.:
First, look at Chinese traditions involving spirits of the dead and other supernatural beings. Then, visit some of the many possibilities for a souĺs destination in Chinese traditions (including a Pure Land, an underworld, and rebirth). Finally, discover how conflicting views of the afterlife accurately capture our ambivalent feelings about death.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language Note:
In English
Subject: Religion.
Genre: Asian Studies
Educational films.

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