Books in category Religion – Confucianism

  • Ta Hs eh and Chung Yung

    Ta Hsüeh and Chung Yung
    Andrew Plaks

    Set alongside The Analects and Mencius, these two texts make up the 'Four Books' of Chinese Confucian tradition.

  • Tokugawa Confucian Education

    Tokugawa Confucian Education
    Marleen Kassel

    Presents the philosophy and values of Hirose Tanso, a scholar, educator, and poet whose well-articulated educational program was partly responsible for the relative ease with which Japan emerged from hundreds of years of self-imposed …

  • Confucius the Analects

    Confucius, the Analects
    Confucius, Rodney Leon Taylor, James Legge

    The foremost American researcher of Confucius as a religious and spiritual figure explains the Analects' universal wisdom for our own time, guiding us on the "path of the sage" or "Way of Heaven"–a journey of reason, peace and …

  • Limits to Autocracy

    Limits to Autocracy
    Alan Thomas Wood

    In Limits to Autocracy Alan T. Wood leads readers to a reconsideration of this prevalent view by arguing that Sung neo-Confucianists did not intend to enhance the power of the emperor but limit it.

  • Teaching Confucianism

    Teaching Confucianism
    Jeffrey L. Richey

    This volume will be an invaluable resource for instructors not only in religious studies departments and theological schools, but also teachers of world philosophy, non-Western philosophy, Asian studies, and world history.

  • The Sage Returns

    The Sage Returns
    Kenneth J. Hammond, Jeffrey L. Richey

    In this volume, scholars from a wide range of disciplines explore the contemporary Confucian revival in China, looking at Confucianism and the state, intellectual life, and popular culture.

  • The Sage and the People

    The Sage and the People
    Sebastien Billioud, Joel Thoraval

    The book analyzes the complexity of the "Confucian revival" within the broader context of emerging challenges to such categories as religion, philosophy, and science that prevailed in modernization narratives throughout the last century.

  • Witchcraft and the Rise of the First Confucian Empire

    Witchcraft and the Rise of the First Confucian Empire
    Liang Cai

    A pervasive narrative holds it was during the reign of Emperor Wu of the Han dynasty (141–87 BCE). In this book, Liang Cai maintains that such a date would have been too early and provides a new account of this transformation.

  • Social Circulation of Poetry in the Mid Northern Song The

    Social Circulation of Poetry in the Mid-Northern Song, The
    Colin S. C. Hawes

    Explores how literati of China’s mid-Northern Song period developed a social and therapeutic tradition in poetry. Includes a number of translations of the witty poems of the period.

  • Confucius A Guide for the Perplexed

    Confucius: A Guide for the Perplexed
    Yong Huang

    However, this book also brings into discussion those sayings of Confucius that are recorded in other texts, greatly expanding our perspective of the original Confucius.

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