Born into a time of rapid social change, Confucius devoted his life to reestablishing order through rectification of the individual and the state. This involved a program embracing moral, political, and religious components. As a creative transmitter of earlier Chinese traditions, Confucius is said, according to legend, to have compiled the Five Classics, namely, the Book of History, Poetry, Changes, Rites, and the Spring and Autumn Annals.
Number of documents in it in his time. The Preface ascribed to him. Destruction of the classical literature by the emperor of Khin.
The Books of Thang and Yu are professedly later compilations; legendary; based on ancient documents. The Tribute of Yu. Attempts at systematic chronology began in the Han period. Ancient method of determining the length of Chinese history. A Chart by the Rev.
Professor Pritchard, representing the principal zodiacal stars above the horizon of any place in central China, about the year bc ; with note, and table of the apparent positions of the principal stars in bcbcad 1, adand ad The Book of Thang.
The Canon of Shun. The Speech at Kan. The Songs of the Five Sons. The Punitive Expedition of Yin. The Books of Shang.
The Speech of Thang. The Announcement of Kung-hui. The Announcement of Thang. The Common Possession of Pure Virtue. The Charge to Yueh. The Count of Wei. The Successful Completion of the War.
The Charge to the Count of Wei. The Announcement to the Prince of Khang. The Announcement about Drunkenness. The Timber of the Rottlera. The Announcement concerning Lo. The Establishment of Government. The Announcement of King Khang. The Charge to Khiung. The Marquis of Lu on Punishments.
The Speech of the Marquis of Khin. The Name and Contents of the Shih. Only the pieces of the fourth Part have professedly a religious character. Classification of the pieces from their form and style.
The Shih before Confucius, and what, if any, were his Labours upon it. View of the author.Learn confucianism with free interactive flashcards.
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The original text was said to have already been edited by Confucius himself. I Ching (Book of Changes): This book contains a divination system that is widely practiced my Confucianism followers.
The system in this book is very comparable to divination rituals practiced in the West African and modern East Asia places of the world.
Sacred Texts. 1. Introduction to Textual Resources. The acknowledged founder of the Confucian tradition was the sage-teacher K’ung Fu-tzu ( BCE) whose name was .
Full text of "The sacred books of China: The texts of Confucianism" See other formats. According to Yale University, the sacred texts of Confucianism are five books that legend states Confucius wrote. These books are "The Book of History," "The Book of Poetry," "The Book of Changes," "The Book of Rites," and the "Spring and Autumn Annals.".