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Johnson, "The Souls of China"

This month, Pantheon Publishing releases “The Souls of China: The Return of Religion After Mao,” by Ian Johnson.  The publisher’s description follows:

From the Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist, a revelatory portrait of religion in China today—its history, the spiritual traditions of its Eastern and Western faiths, and the ways in which it is influencing China’s future. 197 more words

Scholarship Roundup

How far do religion and philosophy shape Chinese society today?

How far do religion and philosophy shape Chinese society today?

Before the modernist transformations of the 20th century, China had one of the richest and most diverse religious cultures in the world. 1,164 more words


The classic Chinese text that Ivanka Trump’s kids recited for Xi Jinping was long banned in China

When Donald Trump hosted his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida last week, the US president’s grandchildren conducted a major charm offensive during the summit. 573 more words

Chinese Military Ethics from a Confucian Perspective 儒家与战争

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With the rapid development of China’s military forces throughout the 1990s and 2010s, academia has paid increasing attention to Chinese military ethics and international politics ( 1,094 more words

Confucian Beliefs

What is it with 'Sunbae' in Korea?

Hello beloved followers, and hopefully my ‘soon-to-be’ followers! Always nice to come back to write for you guys!

If you have been following our blog, you would have read about the importance of manners and etiquettes in our country and where it comes from – (To learn more, have a read of one of our posts:  607 more words

K-Culture & History

Analyzing Virtue Ethics & Kant's Categorical Imperative

Ethics, in simple terms,  is defined as the field of study dealing with concepts of right and wrong behavior [1]. We all apply ethics when making action-based decisions in our everyday lives, ranging from those which are obviously basic (e.g… 613 more words