Sacred Shanghai

Sacred Shanghai

Photographs by Liz Hingley

Published by: Global Book Sales

224 pages, 4.75 x 6.50 in, 51 color illustrations

  • Hardcover
  • 9781910401385
  • Published: September 2020


Sacred Shanghai by photographer and anthropologist Liz Hingley, explores the spaces, rituals and communities – in official, unofficial, public and private forms – that together weave the spiritual fabric of China’s largest and most cosmopolitan city. After decades of suppression during the Mao era, China has been undergoing one of the great religious revivals of our time. Unsettled by the pace of development and globalisation, millions are turning to faith for meaning and hope in the alienating mega cities that now dominate Chinese life.