Dissertation > History, geography > History of China > Nation Chronicles

Religion Research Khalkhas

Author TuoLiNaYi·DaLieLiHan
Tutor WangYing
School Xinjiang University
Course Marxism Ethnic Theory and Policy
Keywords Xinjiang Kirgiz Religion
CLC K283.7
Type Master's thesis
Year 2010
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China is a multi-ethnic and multi-religious country, each nation in the history of the development process together to create a brilliant, colorful culture, constitute profound Chinese civilization. Historically, the Chinese minority religion occupies in the history of religion in China's position can not be ignored, Kirgiz religion is an important part of Chinese religion. Historically, the Kirgiz had believed in Shamanism, Zoroastrianism, Manichaeism and Nestorianism. Around the 17th century, Islam was in the Kirgiz achieved a dominant position, most people converted to Islam, and only a few people who believe in the other religions. Development and Evolution of religious pluralism on the Kirgiz ethnic cultural change plays an important role, in which Islam is not only Kirgiz spiritual realm, and its political, economic, cultural and other aspects of daily life, especially for the formation of Khalkhas and national cohesion have had a significant impact. Introductory part of this thesis on the topic of purpose and meaning, Kirgiz Religion Research overview of theoretical approaches and difficulties, the paper breakthroughs and innovation, after a brief description of several aspects of three parts to start on. The first part of the ancient Kirgiz historical context of religion had a rough outline and the presentation, specifically addressed the primitive beliefs, Shamanism, Zoroastrianism, Manichaeism and Nestorianism the basic situation. The second part tells the story of Islam in the early Kirgiz region propagation of Islam in Xinjiang Kirgiz again in communication and popularization were elaborated and used to show fieldwork Khalkhas religious status quo. The third part of Xinjiang Kirgiz and Shamanism, studied the interaction between Islam and thus elaborated Khalkhas religious evolution characteristics, completed the Islamic faith Khalkhas Cause Analysis feature. Conclusion Marxist view of religion as a guide, reveals Khalkhas religious evolution that religion and social development of the basic laws that Kirgiz Shamanism and Islam have the spontaneous development of religion and religious people Infiltration factors proposed research Khalkhas religion has important practical significance. Thesis writing process, a breakthrough in the following aspects: First, writing methods, and strive to combing historical process, the description and analysis of historical argumentation combining literature and fieldwork combine History of complement each other. Second, in terms of content, focusing from Kirgiz ethnic and religious interaction between starting the Kirgiz religion in ancient and modern Kirgiz ethnic history of development of the macro background investigation, focusing on the Kirgiz and Shamanism, Islam's interaction to study the relationship, and then expounded Khalkhas religious evolution characteristics, the completion of the Islamic faith Khalkhas Cause Analysis feature. Third, from the time covered, highlighting the ancient Kirgiz context of the evolution of our ancestors religion, and religion in modern Kirgiz situation outlined. In this thesis, Khalkhas systematic study of religion itself is a question no one has touched. Examine Khalkhas religion is not easy, not entirely the inevitable. I look forward to the experts and readers of affirmation and criticism!

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