Confucianism

Church Plan In Hometown Of Confucius Draws Protest

December 25, 2010

Author: Cara Anna

Source: The Washington Post

Wire Service: AP

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/12/25/AR2010122500060.html

China's officially atheist government wants to build a Christian church in the hometown of Confucius to help foster a relationship between an ancient philosophy and the country's fastest-growing religion. But suddenly, it's not going so...

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Pastor Rick Warren Addresses Muslim Group, Emphasizes Need to Find Common Ground

December 21, 2008

Author: Raja Abdulrahim

Source: The Los Angeles Times

http://www.latimes.com/features/religion/la-me-warren21-2008dec21,0,7004420.story

Fresh from being tapped to deliver the invocation at President-elect Barack Obama's inauguration, Orange County Pastor Rick Warren spoke Saturday night to about 800 members of the Muslim Public Affairs Council at its convention in Long Beach.

Warren's theme was about people...

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Op-Ed: "China Might Practise What Confucius Was Preaching" By: Errol P. Mendes

August 16, 2008

Author: Errol P. Mendes

Source: The Ottawa Citizen

http://www.canada.com/ottawacitizen/news/opinion/story.html?id=3bfefab7-e539-4bd8-8bfc-d2e152049fda

The spectacular opening show (despite the lip-synching) at the Beijing Olympics featured the great contributions of China to global civilization and advancement.

In addition to showcasing through dazzling special effects, artistry, choreography...

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Muslim Protest Halts Forum on Religion in Malaysia

August 11, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Straits Times

http://www.straitstimes.com/Breaking%2BNews/SE%2BAsia/Story/STIStory_266190.html

Protestors forced lawyers in Malaysia to abandon a conference on religious conversion on Saturday, decrying it as an effort to challenge the official status of Islam in this Muslim-majority country.

Police instructed the Bar Council to halt the conference for security reasons after more...

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"A Common Word" Letter Sparks a Series of Dialogues Among Christians and Muslims

August 11, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: World Council of Churches

http://www.oikoumene.org/en/news/news-management/eng/a/article/1722/quota-common-wordquot.html

A recent dialogue held in late July at Yale University in the United States brought together Muslim and Christian scholars, intellectuals, academics and religious leaders from the United States and around the world. The event was one of a series of dialogues...

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China's Ancestor Day Leads Confucian Revival

April 4, 2008

Author: Chris Buckley

Source: Reuters

http://in.reuters.com/article/worldNews/idINIndia-32846920080404

China officially marked the traditional Qingming Festival of ancestor worship on Friday in a revival of Confucian ways that some scholars hope will eventually elevate the traditional doctrine into a "state religion."

Chinese for centuries commemorated the day, falling in early April, by sweeping the graves of forebearers and...

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