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The Shû King, Sacred Books of the East, Volume 3, Score Cfu Sbe03

By: James Legge

Description: Sacred Books of the East - The Shu King (The Texts of Confuciannism) by James Legge Confucianism is a way of life taught by Confucius in the 6th–5th century BC. Sometimes viewed as a philosophy, sometimes as a religion, Confucianism is perha

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The Doctrine of the Mean Confucius

By: James Legge

Description: In the The Doctrine of the Mean, one of the writings attributed to Confucius, many of the central doctrines of Confucianism are elaborated. The characteristic of jen is articulated in terms of a cluster of related moral terms including the Five Relationships, the principle of reciprocity (the Golden Rule), and various forms of virtue. The heart of Confucianism is explained here as the adoption of the policies of inculcating virtue in people by the example of...

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The Ethics of Confucius, Score Cfu Eoc

By: M. M. Dawson

Description: This is a study of the ethical system presented in the Confucian texts, organized by topic. This book was reprinted in 1939 under the title 'The Basic Thoughts of Confucius,' and in 1942 as 'The Basic Teachings of Confucius.

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The Lî Kî the Book of Rites Part I, Sacred Books of the East Volum...

By: James Legge

Description: The Li Ki is one of the 'Five Chinese Classics'. This title is usually translated the Book of Rites. The work is a compilation of assorted texts which describe Chinese religious practices from the eighth to the fifth century B.C. It was first

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Ssuma Ch'Ien, Score Cfu Smc

By: Herbert J. Allen

Description: Ssuma Ch'ien was one of the greatest historians in all of Chinese history, and in fact the first great historian of that civilization. It is telling that even at his early date his history was still thousands of pages (and years) long. The en

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Confucianism and Its Rivals

By: Herbert A. Giles

Description: China is home to two major world religions, Confiucianism and Taoism, and also played an important role in the historical development of a third, Northern Buddhism. Eventually, Confucianism became the state religion, and, purged of metaphysical aspects, the dominant Chinese religion until the 20th century. Other religions, including Christianity, Judaism, and Islam, have all had indigenous expressions as well. Giles covers the entire history of Chinese reli...

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Feng Shui, Or, the Rudiments of Natural Science in China, Score Cfu Fs

By: Ernest J. Eitel

Description: This is a short monograph about Feng Shui, written by a European in the 19th century. Eitel is somewhat dismissive of Chinese culture, but he grudgingly admits that there may be some grain of truth in Feng Shui. Feng Shui is much more than a

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Confucian Analects Confucius, Score Cfu Conf1

By: James Legge

Description: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it ava

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The Book of Poetry, Score Cfu Bop

By: James Legge

Description: This is the unabridged translation of the Book of Odes (the Shih Ching) by James Legge. Legge translated the Chinese Book of Odes, one of the Five Chinese Classics, in 1876. This edition, scanned from a reprint published in Shanghai in 1931

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Mencius, Score Cfu Menc

By: James Legge

Description: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it ava

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Myths and Legends of China, Score Cfu Mlc

By: Edward T.C. Werner

Description: This is the Chinese volume in the always reliable Myths and Legends series, e.g. Babylonia, British, and Celtic. The author consulted mostly Chinese sources to splice together this broad look at Chinese traditional folklore, related to all th

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The Chinese Classics, Score Cfu Cfu

By: James Legge

Description: This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.

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The Imperial Mandate Raising Lao-tze to Godhood, Score Cfu Etc

By: Sacred Texts

Description: These files are articles and translations of short texts related to non-Buddhist Chinese religion taken from various public domain sources, primarily scholarly journals. There are also a large number of texts relating to Chinese Buddhism in t

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The Great Learning Confucius

By: James Legge

Description: Entire text of the Analects of Confucius in large, readable characters, and beneath this Legge's full translation, which has been accepted as the definitive, standard English version. Full chinese text, standard English translation on same page. Finest edition anywhere of one of world's finest thinkers

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The Golden Bough

By: Frazer, J. Geo.

Description: The primary aim of this book is to explain the remarkable rule which regulated the succession to the priesthood of Diana at Aricia. When I first set myself to solve the problem more than thirty years ago, I thought that the solution could be propounded very briefly, but I soon found that to render it probable or even intelligible it was necessary to discuss certain more general questions, some of which had hardly been broached before. In successive editions ...

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Ccc (Civilian Conservatioon Corps) Boys Seeding and Preparing a Me...

By: Library of Congress

Description: The photographs in the Farm Security Administration Office of War Information Photograph Collection form an extensive pictorial record of American life between 1935 and 1944. This U.S. government photography project was headed for most of its existence by Roy E. Stryker, who guided the effort in a succession of government agencies: the Resettlement Administration (1935-1937), the Farm Security Administration (1937-1942), and the Office of War Information (19...

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Pahlavi Texts, Part I

By: West, E. W.

Description: This is part I of the Sacred Books of the East Pahlavi Texts translation. It includes a number of crucial medieval Zoroastrian texts: the Bundahis, Selections of Zad-sparam, the Bahman Yast, and the Shayast la-Shayast, as put into writing about the sixth century C.E. The Bundahis is of note because it is a collection of Zoroastrian traditions about the creation of the world. The Shayast la-Shayast deals with matters of ritual impurity, sin, and rituals relat...

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How Zach Came to College

By: Clinkscales, John George, 1855-1942
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The New Jerusalem and its Heavenly Doctrine

By: Swedenborg, Emanuel

Description: A wonderful introduction to the beliefs of the New Church and an overview of its theological foundations. Here Emanuel Swedenborg discusses faith, love, goodness and truth, heaven and hell, divine providence, the holy sacraments, and much, much more. For those wishing to explore the writings of Emanuel Swedenborg this is a perfect starting place.

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Negro Sharecropper and Two Wage Hands Shucking Corn for the Landlo...

By: Library of Congress

Description: The photographs in the Farm Security Administration Office of War Information Photograph Collection form an extensive pictorial record of American life between 1935 and 1944. This U.S. government photography project was headed for most of its existence by Roy E. Stryker, who guided the effort in a succession of government agencies: the Resettlement Administration (1935-1937), the Farm Security Administration (1937-1942), and the Office of War Information (19...

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