Key Words: Wu Leichuan, Christianity, Confucianism
, China, Heaven,Benevolence.
Here, for democratic Confucianism
--a constantly evolving system affected by internal dynamics of searching for modernity and external pressures stemming from the West, there arises a fundamental issue of whether the concepts of Confucianism
and democracy are compatible.
There are many more things in Confucianism
that could assist a Christian to enrich his or her inner growth (not just regarding morals, but even basic religious tenets, including Christology), if Confucian-Christian double belonging is taken seriously and applied thoroughly.
This contrasts with both of the Koreas, where there is official opposition to Confucianism
as a doctrine to influence society in both nations, even though it has long been argued that Korea is the most Confucian of all countries.
There is a growing body of literature on Confucianism
and virtue ethics.
The significance of Confucianism
in the twenty-first century is no longer disputed.
The decline of Marxism and the surge of nationalism in China provide the background for the rise of Confucianism
In this conceptual paper, we will relate western parenting style literature and concepts involved in Confucianism
to shed light on Asians' high academic performance.
In his 1995 American Scholar article entitled "The New Confucianism
in Beijing," renowned Sinologist William Theodore de Bary observes that such reversals in the fortunes of Confucianism
are "not at all unprecedented in the history of Chinese dynasties" (1995, 177).
Synopsis: "The Chinese Secrets for Success: Five Inspiring Confucian Values" offers fresh ideas and practical guidance based on five Confucianism
values as they relate to career aspiration, education, money management, family, and friendship.
Many Chinese then also viewed Confucianism
as a fundamental constituent of Chinese culture; for a Chinese school to incorporate Confucianism
into its school curriculum would thus not have been unexpected.
It is a cardinal concept in Confucianism
and has a long and rather complicated history of development.
DuBois chooses to focus on the influence of religion on both Chinese and Japanese history as the target of inquiry, and points out three important characteristics of their religions at the outset of his book: first, the religion that caught the attention of Japanese elite was Buddhism whereas in China, it was Confucianism
depends on meritocracy and performance legitimacy.
was ironic that the locus of the Confucianism
debate was in East Asia,