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Transformations Of The Confucian Way

1st Edition

By John Berthrong


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From its beginnings, Confucianism has vibrantly taught that each person is able to find the Way individually in service to the community and the world. For over 2,600 years, Confucianism has sustained a continual process of transformation and growth. In this comprehensive new work, John Berthrong examines the vitality and expansion of the Confucian

Table of Contents

A Note on Conventions -- Dynastic Chart -- Introduction: Transformations and Variations on Confucian History -- The Classical Tradition from Confucius to Hsun Tzu -- The Comments of the Han: The Confucian Canon Defined -- The Defense of the Faith from the Wei-Chin (220-420) to the T'ang (618-907): The Challenge of Taoism and Buddhism -- The Renaissance of the Sung: The Second Golden Age -- The Flourishing of the Yuan and Ming -- Korean and Japanese Confucianism and the Ch'ing School of Evidential Research -- Confucianism in the Modern World -- Further Readings and Contentious Issues -- Wade-Giles to Pinyin Conversion Table

About the Author

John H. Berthrong is associate dean for academic and administrative affairs and director of the Institute for Dialogue Among Religious Traditions at Boston University.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies