Publications

2010
Puett M. “The Haunted World of Humanity: Ritual Theory from Early China”. In: Molina MJ, Swearer DK Rethinking the Human. Cambridge: Center for the Study of World Religions ; 2010. pp. 95-111. puett_haunted_world_of_humanity.pdf
Puett M. “Ritualization as Domestication: Ritual Theory from Classical China”. In: Michaels A Ritual Dynamics and the Science of Ritual. Vol. 1. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag ; 2010. pp. 365-376. puett_ritualization.pdf
2008
Puett M. Afterword. In: Seligman A, Weller R, Simon B Ritual and its Consequences: An Essay on the Limits of Sincerity. Oxford: Oxford University Press ; 2008. pp. 179-182. puett_afterword_ritual_and_its_consequences.pdf
Puett M. "Ritual and the Subjunctive". In: Seligman A, Weller R, Simon B Ritual and its Consequences: An Essay on the Limits of Sincerity. Oxford: Oxford University Press ; 2008. pp. 17-42. puett_ritual_and_the_subjunctive.pdf
Puett M. “The Belatedness of the Present: Debates over Antiquity during the Han Dynasty”. In: Kuhn D, Stahl H Perceptions of Antiquity in Chinese Civilization. Heidelberg: Würzburger Sinologische Schriften ; 2008. pp. 177-190. puett_belatedness.pdf
Puett M. “Human and Divine Kingship in Early China: Comparative Reflections". In: Brisch N Religion and Power: Divine Kingship in the Ancient World and Beyond. Chicago: The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago ; 2008. pp. 199-212. puett_divine_kingship.pdf
2005
Puett M. “Following the Commands of Heaven: The Notion of Ming in Early China”. In: Lupke C The Magnitude of Ming: Command, Allotment, and Fate in Chinese Culture. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press ; 2005. pp. 49-69. puett_following_the_commands_of_heaven.pdf
Puett M. "Bones". In: Jones L Encyclopedia of Religion. New York: MacMillan Reference Books ; 2005. pp. 1013-1016. puett_bones.pdf
Puett M. “The Offering of Food and the Creation of Order: The Practice of Sacrifice in Early China”. In: Sterckx R Of Tripod and Palate: Food, Politics, and Religion in Traditional China. New York: Palgrave MacMillan ; 2005. pp. 75-95. puett_offering_of_food.pdf
Puett M. “Listening to Sages: Divination, Omens, and the Rhetoric of Antiquity in Wang Chong’s Lunheng". Oriens Extremus . 2005;45 :271-281. puett_listening_to_sages.pdf
2004
Puett M. “The Ethics of Responding Properly: The Notion of Qing in Early Chinese Thought”. In: Eifring H Love and Emotions in Traditional Chinese Literature. Leiden: Brill ; 2004. pp. 37-68. puett_qing.pdf
Puett M. “Forming Spirits for the Way: The Cosmology of the Xiang’er Commentary to the Laozi”. Journal of Chinese Religions . 2004;32 :1-27. puett_forming_spirits.pdf
2002
Puett M. “Humans and Gods: The Theme of Self-Divinization in Early China and Early Greece”. In: Durrant S, Shankman S Thinking Through Comparisons: Ancient China and Ancient Greece. Albany: State University of New York Press ; 2002. pp. 55-74. puett_humans_and_gods.pdf
Puett M. "Descendants of the One". In: To Become a God: Cosmology, Sacrifice, and Self-Divinization in Early China. Cambridge: Harvard University Asia Center ; 2002. pp. 145-200. puett_descendants_of_the_one.pdf
Puett M. "Gaining the Powers of Spirits". In: To Become a God: Cosmology, Sacrifice, and Self-Divinization in Early China. Cambridge: Harvard University Asia Center ; 2002. pp. 80-121. puett_gaining_the_powers_of_spirits.pdf

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