We will proceed, geographically, from West to East. Judaism and Christianity Judaism and Christianity are two monotheistic, ethical religions which share a part of their scriptures in common; the Bible or Tanakh of the Jews is the Old Testament of the Christians. These religions share many common beliefs: Both Judaism and Christianity make 7 a positive affirmation of the world as the arena of God's activity, 8 as the place where people have an obligation to act ethically, and 9 which should be redeemed from injustice.
View an annotated PDF version of this bibliography. There are few works that directly connect ecology and the study of Confucianism.
However, there is a growing body of literature that provides insight into the cultural, philosophic, historic, economic, and religious elements of Confucianism that do bear upon any consideration of the modern ecological worldview.
This bibliography is divided into two parts: Review of Confucianism and Ecology: The Interrelation of Heaven, Earth, and Humans, eds.
Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Berthrong. Environment, Culture, Religion 4, no. Barnhill, David, and Roger Gottlieb, eds. Deep Ecology and World Religions: New Essays on Sacred Ground. Dark Nature in Classic Chinese Thought. The Hague and London: Kluwer Academic Publishers, University of Washington Press, The Confucian View of Animal Welfare.
Blunden, Caroline, and Mark Elvin.
The Cultural Atlas of World: An Interpretive Engagement with Wang Fuzhi Bruun, Ole and Arne Kalland, eds. Asian Perceptions of Nature: Nordic Institute of Asian Studies, Baird and James McRae, eds.
Environmental Philosophy in Asian Traditions of Thought. State University of New York Press, The Ecological Dimension of New Confucianism.
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Daoism and Confucianism are two of China’s oldest and most pervasive philosophies. They arose during the same period in Chinese history, called the Hundred Schools of Thought, a time often marred by unrest and feudal strife. Where as the Chinese religions are more of a philosophical way of living and understanding of life, and moral values.
Then later, with the arrival of the silk road, came influences from other cultures, and introductions to a new religion, Buddhism. by comparison with other traditions (especially Confucianism), from which Taoists sometimes Whereas Westerners and Confucians thus assume a moral responsibility to educate, Taoists assume a moral responsibility not to do so.
Those ideals contributed both to the acceptance of Buddhism in China and to the rebirth of Confucianism in the. Adheres to the inspiration of the Old Testament but values the Torah (1 st 5 books) Confucianism – referred to as “optimistic humanism” there is “Tao” which equates to the mystical and unknown “nirvana” & “Brahman” of Hinduism and Buddhism.
People go to ‘sleep’ and are transformed into this mysterious state as part. These critics emphasize the centrality of practice in Buddhism and the tradition’s insistence on training in virtue and the threefold path to moral and spiritual excellence (morality, mindful awareness, wisdom).