I’m working on a religion question and need an explanation to help me study.
Answer all four questions below and make sure to fully explain your answer for the following
Compare and contrast the earliest Confucian canon, the Five Classics, with the later canon, the Four Books. What are their commonalities and differences?
Reflect on the lively political issue of the personal character of candidates for public office in contem- porary North America. To what degree does Con- fucius counsel about a morally good ruler apply in our society?
Do you think, with Mengzi, that human nature is innately good? Why or why not?
Having read these Confucian scriptures, what is your own conclusion about this often discussed issue: Is Confucianism a religion or a philosophy?