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Publications of Anna Sun    :chronological  alphabetical  combined  bibtex listing:


  1.  Situating Spirituality.  edited by Steensland, B; Kucinskas, J; Sun, A Oxford University Press, 2021.
  2. Sun, A. Confucianism as a World Religion: Contested Histories and Contemporary Realities.  Princeton University Press, 2013.

Papers Published

  1. Sun, A. "Thinking with Weber’s Religion of China in the Twenty-First Century." Review of Religion and Chinese Society 7:2 (December, 2020): 250-270. [doi]  [abs]
  2. Sun, A. "To Be or Not to Be a Confucian: Explicit and Implicit Religious Identities in the Global Twenty-First Century." Annual Review of the Sociology of Religion 11:Chinese Religions Going Global (2020): 210-235.
  3. Sun, A. "From Confucius to Ancestors." Politics, Religion & Ideology 19:3 (July, 2018): 378-381. [doi]
  4. Sun, A. "The Sage Returns: Confucian Revival in Contemporary China. Edited by Kenneth J. Hammond and Jeffrey L. Richey." Journal of Chinese Philosophy 45:3-4 (2018).
  5. Sun, A. "Traces of the Sage Monument, Materiality, and the First Temple of Confucius." Reading Religion: a Publication of the American Academy of Religion  (2017).
  6. Sun, A. "The Sage and the People: The Confucian Revival in China." Journal of Chinese Religions 45:2 (2017): 197-199.
  7. Sun, A. "A Sociological Consideration of Prayer and Agency." Tdr/The Drama Review 60:4 (December, 2016): 118-129. [doi]  [abs]

Articles in a Collection

  1. Sun, A. "Contemporary Confucius Temple Life in Mainland China: Report from the Field." The Varieties of Confucian Experience Documenting a Grassroots Revival of Tradition Ed. Billioud, S. Brill, July, 2018, 205-235.  [abs]
  2. Sun, A. "The Study of Chinese Religions in the Social Sciences: Beyond the Monotheistic Assumptions." Religion and Orientalism in Asian Studies Ed. Paramore, K. Bloomsbury Publishing, October, 2016, 51-72.  [abs]
  3. Sun, A. "Conversion and Confucianism." The Oxford Handbook of Religious Conversion Ed. Lewis R. Rambo and Charles E. Farhadian,. Oxford University Press (UK), 2014, 538-555.  [abs]

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