New Issue: Journal of Chinese Religions

The new issue of the Journal of Chinese Religions is now available in print and online at

It is a special issue on “Mutations and Adaptations of Chinese Communal Religious Structures,” edited by Paul R. Katz; it contains three research articles and eleven book reviews.

Vincent Goossaert, “The Shifting Balance of Power in the City God Temples, Late Qing to 1937.”

Shuk-wah Poon, “Thriving under an Anti-Superstition Regime: The Dragon Mother Cult in Yuecheng, Guangdong, during the 1930s.”

Paul R. Katz, “Writing a Place for Rites—The Value of “Old Customs” in Modern Wenzhou.”

Let me use this opportunity to issue a general call for papers; please refer to for further information on paper submission procedures and JCR style, or contact me directly at

All members of the Society for the Study of Chinese Religions (SSCR) receive a free print copy and online access. For membership information see

Best wishes,

Philip Clart

Philip Clart
Editor, Journal of Chinese Religions