Confucius, the buddha, and christ by ralph r covell and confronting confucian understandings of the christian doctrine of salvation: a systematic theological analysis of the basic problems in the confucian-christian dialogue by paulos huang reviewed by g wright doyle covell traces the history of the gospel in. Confucius remains a perfect human and teacher, rather than some form of deity in terms of attaining transcendence, both confucius and jesus are seen as the instigators of this path – but only jesus is the transcendent as well the route towards it.
To compare and contrast jesus christ and confucius two different men, living half of century apart on different continents, representatives of distinctly unlike cultures, and yet their influence on world is so similar. Discover new perspectives on the moral and spiritual precepts on which much of human civilization is built with confucius, buddha, jesus, and muhammad award-winning professor mark w muesse takes you deep inside the life stories and legacies of these four iconic figures he reveals their core teachings and sheds new light on the history that underlies their phenomenal, enduring impact on how.
The lord and the master: jesus and confucius both jesus and confucius, as two of history’s most famous thinkers, have some things in common yeshua ( jesus ), who eventually became known by his followers as the lord , left no account of his life or his teachings in his own hand. Confucius then & now confucius, a chinese philosopher, can be argued to be the first and most significant of chinese political thinkers his philosophy traveled across the many kingdoms in china, centuries later becoming a part of the foundation of modern chinese governance. Confucius: the earliest known biography of confucius is a short entry in the shiji the shiji is a collection of biographies written in the 1 st century bc by the chinese historian sima qian sima had to use unreliable and late sources to compile his text on confucius as four centuries had passed between the death of confucius and the writing.
In from christ to confucius: german missionaries, chinese christians, and the globalization of christianity, 1860-1950, albert monshan wu sets out to answer why german missionaries radically shifted from denouncing confucianism and traditional chinese culture in the 19th century to embracing them by the 1930sin doing so, wu situates his findings within the broader context of modern chinese. Confucius – a christian perspective home confucius – a christian perspective, may 27, 2009 april 16, 2015 the life of confucius this work will highlight these differences and provide ways we can effectively share christ with those in east asian cultures the metaphysics of confucius.
Chapter two confucianism and christianity confucius and christ colin hoad “as to being a sage, or a man of virtue, how dare i presume to such a claim. The lord and the master: jesus and confucius both jesus and confucius, as two of history’s most famous thinkers, have some things in common first century, which is closer to his life and with more variants than shakespeare no doubt they were accurately about christ’s life kevin gabriel says: november 21, 2007 at 2:08 pm.
“from christ to confucius offers an intriguing and revisionist account of german christian missionary activity in china breaking out of the conventional debate about cultural imperialism, albert wu presents a sophisticated study of the ambiguities and the counter-intuitive effects of the german missionary presence in china”.
In confucius for christians: what an ancient chinese worldview can teach us about life in christ (eerdmans), ten elshof examines how the confucian tradition can shed new light on christian.