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Martial Arts and Religion in China

In the western world religion and culture are often seen as two separate but related things. Nowhere is this less true than in China. Contrary to culture in the west, Chinese popular religion and Chinese popular culture are in many ways one and the same. The concept of “religion” as it has been seen in […]



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Soft as Stone: A Chinese Martial Arts Story

My final project took the form of a fictional piece drawing inspiration both from the underlying spiritual concepts of martial arts in China and the portrayal of those themes in Chinese martial arts films. Through my story I attempted to create an illustration of key concepts in Chinese martial arts. I will now briefly detail […]



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The Spiritual World of Kung-fu Movies

I have written an essay about the supernatural aspects of martial arts in several Chinese films. Martial Arts I start off by writing about the ideas behind Chinese martial arts themselves, mainly how they are relevant to both body and spirit. They are about developing both and improving oneself for the sake of it and […]



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The Sanctuary

The Sanctuary   LOG LINE: A young woman who is struggling to come to terms with her sexuality must fight for her religious freedom after government agents destroy her temple. As this struggle unfolds it become not only a physical battle but a mental one, in which she struggles with social persecution and cultural ideologies […]



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