Confucianism: A Short Introduction by John BerthrongConfucianism: A Short Introduction by John Berthrong

Confucianism: A Short Introduction

byJohn Berthrong, Evelyn Berthrong

Paperback | August 31, 2000

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Against the backdrop of seventeenth-century China, this unique new introduction follows a Confucian couple, together with their family, friends, and staff, through a typical day. The result offers a fascinating insight into the intellectual, scholarly, and practical aspects of Confucianism.
Title:Confucianism: A Short IntroductionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 8.56 × 5.57 × 0.48 inPublished:August 31, 2000Publisher:Oneworld PublicationsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1851682368

ISBN - 13:9781851682362

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Written with a Western audience in mind, this compelling survey offers a succinct breakdown of the evolution and underlying principles of one of the world’s most practiced religions. In Confuciansim: A Short Introduction, John Berthrong embarks on an objective exploration of the life and times of Confucius the man, and how his teachings to his disciples concerning a strong individual moral code have pervaded all levels of Chinese society. An expert in theological studies, Berthrong has written a number of books on Tao philosophy and Confucianism.