The Religions of China (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): Confucianism and Taoism Described and Compared with Christianity

The Religions of China (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): Confucianism and Taoism Described and Compared with Christianity

by James Legge
     
 

In this 1880 series of lectures, missionary James Legge, a pivotal figure in East-West relations, shares his knowledge based on more than thirty years’ experience in the East, plus a lifetime of study. He discusses his views on the relationship between Christianity and Chinese culture, as well as his interpretations of Confucianism and Taoism.

Overview


In this 1880 series of lectures, missionary James Legge, a pivotal figure in East-West relations, shares his knowledge based on more than thirty years’ experience in the East, plus a lifetime of study. He discusses his views on the relationship between Christianity and Chinese culture, as well as his interpretations of Confucianism and Taoism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411462236
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
10/25/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
328
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author


James Legge (1815-1897) was a Scottish Congregationalist and sinologist. He represented the London Missionary Society in Malacca and Hong Kong. The first professor of Chinese at Oxford, he prepared the 50-volume Sacred Books of the East series (1879-1891) with Max Müller. His writings include The Life and Teaching of Confucius and The Texts of Taoism. He is most famous as the translator of the I Ching.

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