Caodaism


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Caodaism, Caodism

the doctrines of an Indochinese religion, especially an amalgamation of features from Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism, Christianity, and spiritualism. — Caodaist, n.
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She eventually converted from her family's faith, Caodaism, to Christianity.
The most fascinating of these east/west conversations is Janet Hoskin's sketch of Caodaism, a new religion that emerged in the 1920s as a Vietnamese synthesis of Asia religions resulting from the domination of China and French Catholic Christianity imposed during the colonial period into a nationalist religion with a universal message.
During the reporting period, Protestantism remained the country's fastest growing religion among its six recognized faiths--Buddhism, Hoa Hao Buddhism, Catholicism, Protestantism, Caodaism, and Islam.
Caodaism, a unique faith to Southern Vietnam, combines numerous religions into one, including Christianity, Islam, Confucianism, Taoist Buddhism and Vietnamese Spiritism.