This is China's first general history about the folk religion. Chinese folk religion voluminous data and multi-directed and made by folk religious vocabulary, semantic obscure, always intractable. Probing Solitude author, sorting through her, wrote this huge system, structural integrity, clear thinking macro monumental masterpiece, fill the gaps in the domestic and foreign research. After the 1992 publication, some experts called it "unprecedented, and no latecomers" in the international arena has also brought a great response, access to a series of research awards. The revision and republication absorb new achievements in recent years.