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a believer in the teachings of Confucius


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For New Confucians, language is one of the "elements or parts of the tradition [that can].
Koh displays here his acuteness as a historian by detecting a dynamic and intriguing process: despite their overt conflicts in agendas and goals, members of these two rival schools still cooperated and prepared the "public opinion" that enshrining a Ming Confucian was not only possible but also mandatory.
This is consistent with the constant attention Confucians pay to the manners and attitudes one should exhibit when performing any action.
There are stories of the disciples of Shusun Tong [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] receiving favorable treatment because of their master's accomplishments, and it was said that Wang Zang [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] and Zhao Wan [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] recommended their master, Scholar Shen, to Emperor Wu, but there is little evidence that Confucians cooperated in officialdom.
According to Shim, "Korean Christians are Confucians in Christian cloaks" (Shim 1984).
Confronting Confucian Understandings of the Christian Doctrine of Salvation: A Systematic Theological Analysis of the Basic Problems in the Confucian-Christian Dialogue.
China, in addition to its official socialist ideology, is basically a Confucian country.
Democracy," was part of a modernist revolt against traditional Confucian culture.
In an ancient village such as the one Zheng portrays, reincarnation serves Confucian notions such as filial piety in a way that would have utterly dismayed Ts'ao Hsueh-Ch'in as he authored Hung-lou Meng a mere two hundred years before Zheng.
Han Confucians believed a virtuous adult was the cumulative work of a long and gradual process that began at conception.
Therefore, even though there were undoubtedly a good number of morally despicable Confucians or Daoists in history, there was no need to criticize the Confucian or Daoist moral values themselves, just the behavior of the hypocritical individuals.
While the six arts (propriety, music, charioteering, archery, calligraphy, and mathematics) were considered integral to self-cultivation, Confucians and Taoists alike shared the belief that artistic creativity surfaced desirable aspects of moral character (Tu, 1985).
This expanded second edition now concludes with a chapter about the reopening of the debate about Chinese civilization that includes selections from the writings of the group of Chinese scholars now known as Contemporary [New] Confucians.
Tu's concept is also taken up by contemporary Sinologists, especially in contrasting Confucian views on society with those of Western political liberalism, which Confucians often characterize as an "adversarial" system.
For Confucians, the mutuality between self and community, harmony between human species and nature, and continuous communication with Heaven are defining characteristics and supreme values in the human project.