← Theology test 4 Test
6 Written Questions
6 Multiple Choice Questions
- the second foundational text of Taoism containing teachings and anecdotes traditionally thought to have come from the sage Chuang Tzu, who lived in the fourth and third centuries BC.
- Assertions that seem illogical and contradictory on the surface, and yet contain deeper truths that are accessible more through intuition than through logical thinking
- Virtue as shown through the power of example, an attribute of the mature person
- The negative, passive, feminine, earthy component of the universe, characterized by darkness and weakness; complements yang.
- the cultural arts, skills of behavior valued by Confucius as being of moral benefit and as benefiting the mature person
- Taoism's foundational text, traditionally thought to have been authored by Lao Tzu in the seventh or sixth century BC; sometimes called the Lao Tzu
6 True/False Questions
Neo-Confucianism → a major philosophical and religious tradition that developed around AD 1000 as a response to challenges facing Confucianism from Taoism and Buddhism; Neo-Confucianism's most important figure is Chu Hsi
Book of Mencius → Taoism's foundational text, traditionally thought to have been authored by Lao Tzu in the seventh or sixth century BC; sometimes called the Lao Tzu
Five Constant Relationships → the collected teachings of Mencius, one of the Four Books of Confucianism
Analects → the collected sayings of Confucius, one of the four books of Confucianism
Shu → A basic principle of Confucian ethics that says not to do to others what you would not want them to do to you
Tao → Virtue as shown through the power of example, an attribute of the mature person