An Introduction to Confucianism (Introduction to Religion) by Xinzhong Yao PDF

By Xinzhong Yao

ISBN-10: 0521643120

ISBN-13: 9780521643122

ISBN-10: 0521644305

ISBN-13: 9780521644303

taking into consideration the lengthy heritage and wide selection of Confucian reviews, this e-book introduces Confucianism - initiated in China by way of Confucius (551 BC–479 BC) - basically as a philosophical and non secular culture. It will pay recognition to Confucianism in either the West and the East, focussing at the tradition's doctrines, faculties, rituals, sacred areas and terminology, but additionally stressing the diversifications, alterations and new considering happening nowa days. Xinzhong Yao provides Confucianism as a practice with many dimensions and as an old culture with modern charm. this offers the reader a richer and clearer view of the way Confucianism functioned some time past and of what it capability within the current. A chinese language pupil established within the West, he attracts jointly the various strands of Confucianism in a method available to scholars, lecturers, and basic readers attracted to one of many world's significant non secular traditions.

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