Search for dissertations about: "Confucianism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the word Confucianism.

  1. 1. The Taizhou Movement Being Mindful in Sixteenth Century China

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Ethnology, History of Religions and Gender Studies, Stockholm University

    Author : Johanna Lidén; Stockholms universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Taizhou movement; Confucianism; Neo-Confucianism; Wang Gen; religious ideas; religious praxis; self-respect; self-protection; calming the mind; Wang Yangming; Buddhism; Yan Jun; Daoism; He Xinyin; Luo Rufang; religious persecution; History of Religion; religionshistoria;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to define and analyze the religious ideas, praxis and organizations of the Taizhou movement using the earliest sources from the Ming dynasty. The Taizhou movement originated with a salt merchant named Wang Gen (1483–1541), who became a disciple of the well-known Neo-Confucian philosopher Wang Yangming (1472–1529). READ MORE

  2. 2. Embodying morality : Girls' socialization in a north Vietnamese commune

    University dissertation from Linköping : Tema, Linköpings universitet

    Author : Helle Rydström; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [1998]

    Abstract : This study argues that Vietnamese girls' socialization is inseparable from the symbolic and biological meaning of female and male bodies. Socialization is not so much about "sex" (i.e. biological sex) or "gender" (i. READ MORE

  3. 3. Concord and Conflict: the Hui Communities of Yunnan Society in a Historical Perspective

    University dissertation from Almqvist & Wiksell International

    Author : Jianping Wang; [1996]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Världsreligioner ej kristendom ; Non-Christian religions; Confucianism; Syncretism; Central Asia; Conflict; Concord; Ethnic Minority; Han; Culture; History; Religion; Society; Community; China; Yunnan; Muslim; Hui; Islam;

    Abstract : This dissertation studies the historical relation between the Muslim minority and the non-Muslim majority in Yunnan with a combined method: historical criticism supplemented by ethnological interpretation. This relation manifests in history dynamic and dialectical characteristics: concord and conflict. READ MORE

  4. 4. The “Good Child” and Nation-Building in Japan: Faith, Equality and Utilitarianism in The First Japanese Primary School Reader

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Martin Nordeborg; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2007]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Japanese language; education; Meiji; nation-building; identity; discourse; dialogism;

    Abstract : Education is said to be one of the cornerstones of bringing a people together, of building a nation. The Fundamental Code of Education in 1872 (Gakusei) envisioned a common school for all children in Japan. Although the implemention would take time, the feudal division of learning was now to be replaced by a national network of schools. READ MORE

  5. 5. Salvation and Modernity : Intellectuals and Faith in Contemporary China

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Institutionen för orientaliska språk

    Author : Fredrik Fällman; Stockholms universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; China; culture; Christianity; intellectuals; salvation; faith; modernity; identity; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other languages Chinese language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga språk Kinesiska;

    Abstract : Christianity, as a religion and as an ethical system, is increasingly important in China today. An analysis of intellectuals and faith is vital to understanding the contemporary intellectual climate in China. READ MORE