As a means of investigating the development of New Confucianism, Sole-Farras analyzes in detail the content of a fundamental text for the New Confucianists
movement, namely, "A Manifesto for Chinese Cultures.
12) This declaration meant that individuals could no longer register themselves as Confucianists
in obtaining identity cards, and that schools could not teach Confucianism as religious education in accordance with the national curriculum.
Almost all Malays are Muslim; other Singaporeans are Taoists, Buddhists, Confucianists
, Christians, Hindus, or Sikhs.
Adherents of other religions, such as Hindus, Buddhists, Taoists, Confucianists
, and Shintoists, not to mention followers of non-Christian American Indian traditions or Wiccans, are all the more left out, because none of their religions acknowledges the Bible as a scripture nor any of its personages as religious figures at all.
When she cites that the sura (The smallest chapters in the Quran) where Allah instructs the believers "to kill your enemies wherever you find them," is meant to be against idol worshipers, which again probably includes Hindus, Buddhists, Confucianists
As interpreted by the Confucianists
, the mourning and sacrificial rites did precisely this .
The Taoists who venerated nature were always out-manned by the social-order Confucianists
Since the end of World War II, the Communist Party in China has actively repressed the practice of religion whether the practitioners were Buddhists, Taoist, Confucianists
, Christians, or local spirit or ancestor religions.
Both have focused their efforts in delineating Dao in a different sphere: Confucianists
are concerned primarily with the proper way an individual should conduct his life in the social context, while Daoists are devoted to searching for the optimal way in which an individual can live a personal life in harmony with cosmological and nature spheres.
In Communist China, in 1949, the religious system, composed of Christians, Buddhists, Taoists, Confucianists
and many other traditions was not tolerated by the Communist regime, which used the legal system to repress all religion.
If we are going to teach radical Christianity in our schools, our children should also be taught about the creation myths of the Hindus, Buddhists, the Confucianists
and the Kalihari bushmen so that they can see how different religions approach the issue.
Among the topics are reconstituting the ethnic Chinese in post-Suharto Indonesia, Confucianists
and revolutionaries in Surabaya from 1880 to 1906, and Peranakan Chinese courtship and marriage.
The writings on law of Confucianists
and Legalists are legal
Thus the Later Han Old Text Confucianists
like Ban Zhao applied the Classics to local elites in their works because they could.
While the Confucianists
bird-dogged the landlord class for its own long-term good, the Green Movement can be seen as bird-dogging the modern industrial capitalist class so that its need for profit will not undercut its necessary foundation in nature.