Tag: Confucianism

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Bamboo in Mist

A Book Review

For those seeking a better understanding of Chinese spirituality, this book provides a collection of insightful snapshots.

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Rejection or Restoration?

“Confucian Shame in Christian Thinking,” recorded webinar now available.

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Free Webinar: “Confucian Shame in Christian Thinking”

Exploring the diverse ways that honor and shame affect our moral decision making as well as Paul’s use of these ideas within his letters.

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A Book about Balthasar and Why You Should Read It

A ChinaSource Conversation

I hope that this interview might draw some attention to the careful work Dr. Brown has presented in this volume, and that its contents might enrich Christian theological thinking.

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Confucian Shame in Christian Thinking

For Confucian thinkers, shame is an essential element required for moral development. This understanding is foreign to most Westerners. Yet, does shame have a place in Christian theology? Is it something to get rid of or might it have a role in shaping our character?

This webinar explores the diverse ways that honor and shame affect our moral decision making as well as Paul’s use of these ideas within his letters.

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Make Me a Blessing in the Tension

Being a Blessing in a Hostile Environment

The story of Daniel has great implications for us as we face our own upcoming social changes.

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Online Event: The Role of Confucian and Christian Dialogue in the China Puzzle

A lecture in the ongoing series being presented by the US-China Catholic Association, the China Academic Consortium, and ChinaSource.

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How Relevant Is the Gospel for the Chinese?

Among Cultural Chinese everywhere, the Christian faith is often perceived as a foreign or Western religion. Hence, many do not see how it is relevant for them. I’Ching Thomas talks about how to articulate the gospel in terms that are attractive and significant to our Cultural Chinese friends.

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Jesus: The Path to Human Flourishing

A Book Review

An excellent book for anyone who engages with cultural Chinese or who is doing the challenging work of contextualization. 

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Christians and Confucians on Human Nature: A Reader Responds

In short, a strong parallel is evident in the many aspects of Confucius’ teachings and the redemptive gospel in addressing the inadequacy of the human condition. However, what has fallen short in Confucius’ solution was his optimism in the very nature of humanity that needs restoration.