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    Confucianism Confucious On Summer Vacation

    by Rodney Taylor, Ph.D. It is summer vacation time and for most of us that means that we take a break from the normal routine. Oh, we may still be working long hours and wish that we could "get away," but there is oft times a relaxation in the day-to-day pace of life, with long hours of sun...
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    Confucianism Confucious And Martin Buber; Understanding Goodness

    Rodney L. Taylor, Ph.D.Professor of Religious Studies, University of Colorado at Boulder The central Confucian virtue of jen, most often rendered as "goodness," defines the proper relation of one person to another, a relationship always articulated for Confucianism in ethical terms. Its core...
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    Confucianism Who Was Confucious And Why Does It Matter?

    Rodney L. Taylor, Ph.D. Confucius was born in the 6th Century B.C.E. in the small state of Lu, located in the present Shantung peninsula. He lived during the Chou Dynasty at a point when the central authority of the dynasty was being challenged by the growth of increasingly powerful states...