There is little in the Confucian classics to inspire a poet, and we must turn to Buddhism and the mystical philosophy of Lao Tzu for any source of spiritual inspiration from which the poets have drawn.
As counter-examples, there are numerous schools of Buddhism, some of which DO offer a type of heaven; and the Confucian ideal of reciprocity can easily be, and often has been, misinterpreted in the same way as Semitic religions.
Well, but the Jews, the Mohammedans, the Confucians
, the Buddhists--what of them?
Thought: Selfhood as Creative Transformation.
The value of Beijing Doll does not lie in its literary value but, rather, in its effect on society and gender in a Confucian
During his tenure there he increasingly abandoned traditional theistic beliefs, embracing Jewish, Buddhist, Confucian
, and ancient Greek thought.
program for harmonious interpersonal relations was already widespread.
In this harmonious bird scene, the unknown artist injects a measure of Confucian
values, the need for each creature to act not singly but in connection with others, through five relationships: parent-child, husband-wife, sibling-sibling, friend-friend, ruler-subject, in networks of individual persons, the family, the state, the universe (8).
Masked Kagura performers will be travelling from the Japanese mountain village of Hogawa to perform their ancient Confucian
ceremonial music at Llangollen's Royal International Pavilion on June 3
Wilson points out this made him the true version of the Bushido code warrior, a design and dream of martial arts since the Confucian
days in ancient China.
Because I come from a Confucian
background, I ask whether Jesus can be described as the first son.
The rote memorization in preparation for what is arguably the greatest surviving relic of the classical Chinese Confucian
examination system is increasingly out of touch with the needs of a country facing a challenging future.