Patheos Guide to Confucianism

Patheos Guide to Confucianism

by Jeffrey Richey
     
 

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Confucianism is both an ancient path and a revitalized tradition. Kongzi (known as Confucius) was a 5th century B.C.E. scholar and philosopher who initiated a way of life that still influences Chinese thought and culture; it stands poised to become even more important as New Confucianism recovers the tradition's strengths.

Overview

Confucianism is both an ancient path and a revitalized tradition. Kongzi (known as Confucius) was a 5th century B.C.E. scholar and philosopher who initiated a way of life that still influences Chinese thought and culture; it stands poised to become even more important as New Confucianism recovers the tradition's strengths.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940014757096
Publisher:
Patheos Press
Publication date:
06/05/2012
Series:
Patheos Guides
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
6 MB

Meet the Author

Jeffrey Richey, a specialist in ancient and early medieval Chinese and Japanese religious history, especially Confucian and Daoist studies, has published widely in scholarly journals, encyclopedias, and edited anthologies. This exploration of Confucianism's origins, development, beliefs, texts, and practices is both accessible and illuminating, giving the reader a solid introduction to this deeply influential tradition.

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