Chinese religions Video_ques_feb 6 2009

Chinese religions Video_ques_feb 6 2009 - 2 What is the...

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HIS 4 Jan 30, 2009 Friday Video-Confucianism/Daoism Use for Midterm on Feb 9, 2009! 1. There is a radical shift of perspective from Hinduism and Buddhism: Conf +Dao very + about the material world. Same political/social climate when C & D both started: already a chaotic time during the Choi (Zhou) dynasty. Ellwood-McGrath: "warring states" situation in the 3rd-2nd cen. BCE – serious problems earlier. WHY CHINESE RELIGIONS &HIND/BUDD HAVE DIFF VIEWS ON MATERIAL WORLD?
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Unformatted text preview: 2. What is the problem each religion seeks to solve? What is missing? What has gone wrong? 3. What ways of being religious do you observe – are there changes over time? Note examples. 3.1. Surprise that the first appearance of Taoists in the video is functioning as priests for a funeral service. What in Taoism - which at first rejects RP - provided the bridge to incorporation of RP into this tradition? 4. How is the ego (egotism) dealt with in each religion?...
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