Archive for confucianism

Religious Continuity

Sep 23, 2008 1 Comment

Across the board, it is hard to deny certain continuities of East Asian folk religion. In Taiwan, some so-called “Daoist” rituals are very much akin to those described in The Life and Hard Times of a Korean Shaman delves into Korean folk religion. Spirit mediums (media?) are posessed by the spirits of ancestors or other […]

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Confucius’ Analects in MANGA form!

Sep 01, 2008 No Comments

This just in: The Standard has a story on a Hong Kong artist who is working on creating the Analects in Manga form! Just as I am starting to read Timothy Spence’s account of Matteo Ricci’s work with the Neo-Cons (Confucians, that is.) (The above image is from a DVD about Confucius) Excerpt: Culturecom, one […]

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Japan Notes

Aug 26, 2008 No Comments

I am very honored to have received a copy of the Japan Notes newsletter from the Japan American Society of St. Louis. I wrote a short article about my recent presentation at UM-St. Louis regarding Confucian (儒家) teaching in Anime. You can read this article along with coverage of Sake at Seki, a wonderful St. […]

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