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This section of the book titled Early Chinese Religion contains a list of authors. The book is a multidisciplinary endeavor, with chapters devoted to archaeology, philosophy, divination, sacrifice, mythology and many other specialized topics. It is a multi-faceted tale of changing gods and rituals that includes the emergence of a form of "secular humanism" that doubts the existence of the gods and the efficacy of ritual and of an imperial orthodoxy that founds its legitimacy on a distinction between licit and illicit sacrifices.

Keywords: Early Chinese Religion; secular humanism

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