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Teaching Confucianism

Jeffrey L. Richey (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195311600
eISBN:
9780199870707
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311600.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Teaching Confucianism presents pedagogically oriented essays that are informed by the latest scholarship, as well as practical experience in the religious studies and theology classroom, attentive to ... More


Introduction: Teaching Confucianism as a Religious Tradition

John H. Berthrong and Jeffrey L. Richey

in Teaching Confucianism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195311600
eISBN:
9780199870707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311600.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Although “Confucianism,” both as a term and as a category of religious tradition, has been the subject of much controversy, reasons to regard and teach Confucianism as an authentic East Asian ... More


Religious Characteristics of Guodian Texts

Holloway Kenneth W.

in Guodian: The Newly Discovered Seeds of Chinese Religious and Political Philosophy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195371451
eISBN:
9780199870653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371451.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter outlines general principles of Guodian religion. The focus of the religious system is unification that involves the bringing together of distinct individuals. Maintaining our ... More


Attaining Unity in Guodian Texts

Holloway Kenneth W.

in Guodian: The Newly Discovered Seeds of Chinese Religious and Political Philosophy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195371451
eISBN:
9780199870653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371451.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter further considers the issue of interpersonal connectedness in the excavated version of the Laozi (Daode Jing) and “The Five Aspects of Conduct.” Both of these texts emphasize realizing a ... More


The Falun Gong: A New Religious Movement in Post-Mao China

David Ownby

in Controversial New Religions

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195156829
eISBN:
9780199784806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019515682X.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This essay examines the historical background and recent developments in the aggressive repression of Falun Gong by Chinese authorities. Falun Gong is essentially a form of qigong, the general name ... More


Catholicism and Confucianism: An Intercultural and Interreligious Dialogue: Historical Perspectives and Contemporary Challenges

Peter C. Phan

in Catholicism and Interreligious Dialogue

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199827879
eISBN:
9780199919451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827879.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter explores the encounter between two systems of thought and ways of life whose fortunes in East Asia have been intertwined for more than four centuries and whose future prospects seem to ... More


Bipolar Millennialism: Taiping (The Great Peace, 1850–1864)

Richard Landes

in Heaven on Earth: The Varieties of the Millennial Experience

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199753598
eISBN:
9780199897445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753598.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter treats the career of Hong Xiuquan, a brilliant peasant boy who failed four tries to pass the imperial exams, and almost died of shame at the failure, during which time he received a ... More


Divine Healing and the Growth of Practical Christianity in China

Gotthard Oblau

in Global Pentecostal and Charismatic Healing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195393408
eISBN:
9780199894390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393408.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

As many as 80 to 90 percent of Protestants in China converted to Christianity because of a healing experience. Divine healing is not restricted to Pentecostals and Charismatics, but permeates ... More


Conclusion

John R. Hinnells

in The Zoroastrian Diaspora: Religion and Migration

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198267591
eISBN:
9780191683329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267591.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, World Religions, Religious Studies

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the migration and religious aspects of the Zoroastrian diaspora. There have been various Zoroastrian diaspora throughout history. The ... More


Introduction: Key Issues for This Book

John R. Hinnells

in The Zoroastrian Diaspora: Religion and Migration

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198267591
eISBN:
9780191683329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267591.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions, Religious Studies

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the migration and religious aspects of the Zoroastrian diaspora. This is the first book to undertake a study of ... More


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