East Asian religions

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  • Confucianism: East Asian Religion

    Confucianism is one of the biggest religions in East Asia established by孔夫子 (Kong Fu Zi), so called Confucius. Started from Ancient China, it has long been a framework of East Asian society and a key to decipher the culture. As a part of the East Asian culture, the religion served as a basis for the shared values and it shaped the thought. This paper will analyze the worldview, beliefs, practices, and symbols in relations to Christianity with an intention to suggest an effective way of evangelizing the believers of Confucianism. During the Spring and Autumn period of ancient China, the political and social order was not on the dictionary of the people. It was the time of confusion and chaos with the hundreds of war for the power. Confucius…

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  • How Do Religions Handle Conflict

    World Religions traditions have been known to handle conflict Conflict can arise in many different forms, within different people or groups. Based on people’s origins there are several places to look at conflict and its resolution such as religion. In Hinduism and Judaism, both religions are forced to resolve conflict in various areas, but most prominently with invading peoples and ideologies. Both religions have been known to handle this conflict in a similar manner, but different practices.…

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  • Malcom Cowley's View Of Age

    “Happy birthday to you! Happy birthday to you! Happy birthday, dear [insert name here], happy birthday to you,” the most memorized song for any birthday always raises the question of age. The many more to come saying. It also brings ups to the dreaded question of, “how old are you now?” Then last it brings the question of when do adults become old. Malcom Cowley wrote his view of what a man turning 80 feels. Sometimes the way we view age has to do with our culture. No two people think alike, so…

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  • Leninger's Transcultural Care Theory

    Asian is comprised of a large group spanning from Turkey to Japan. Differences of their beliefs and culture depend on the geographic location. East Asia is considered the region with the highest number of aging adults that are prone to pain related to age. Asian culture approaches healing from pain and other ailments with an approach different than Western Medicine. Asians hold the mind, body and soul to high regard with treatment. They use herbal, oils, massage, coining, and acupuncture as…

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  • Asian Indians, East Indians And Indo-Americans

    Asian Indians, East Indians and Indo-Americans are all the same culture, they are Indians. They have an interesting economic history with the United States. Asian Indians have attained some of the highest educational levels of all ethnic groups of Asian descent. Their family and religion have a desire to maintain traditional values of Hinduism. They are one of the oldest civilizations that continue to flourish in the present day. Social History in the US Asian Indians have been migrating to…

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  • High Context Culture

    differentiating in religion, language, habits, arts and food. In this multi racial society, it is an advantages to get to understand cultural diversity. Interactive between people would help us to improve our communication in order to minimize the conflict between us and the other races. There are different elements of culture, for example: arts, gastronomy, celebrations, and performing arts etc. Gastronomy is a study between food and culture. There are a lot of cuisine from different country…

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  • Westward Expansion Summary

    Reading this book was an enriching experience. I had initially thought that the West was generally better than the East because westerners would have learned from prior experiences, such as the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, and the slavery. Prior to reading this book, I was infused with the idea that westward expansion was one of the greatest occurrences in America’s history. After finishing this book, however, I realized that although the West significantly contributed to America’s history,…

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  • Individualism In The White Tiger

    MAJOR THEMES IN THE NOVEL Individualism A white tiger symbolizes power and majesty in East Asian cultures, such as in China and Japan. It is also a symbol for individualism and uniqueness. Balram is seen as different from those he grew up with. He is the one who got out of the “Darkness” and found his way into the “Light”. Throughout the book, there are references to how Balram is very different from those back in his home environment. He is referred to as the “White Tiger” Freedom In an…

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  • Buddhism Influence

    Silk Road, to China, Mongolia, Korea and Japan” (Helble 1). Soon, the adaptable religion made its way to East Asia particularly in China, Korea, and Japan. Coincidentally first Buddhism spread from India to China, China to Korea, and lastly Korea to Japan. This paper will argue that Buddhism has had a positive influence on East Asia through lifestyle and trade. Lifestyle will be assessed through viewing the impact of improving quality of life and providing flexibility for individuals. Trade…

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  • Cultural Differences Between East Asia And The Americas

    History overtime has shown a variety of different reactions to cultural mixing and identities coming together. The ways that East Asia and the Americas adapted to changes in the world were very different. This was due to the differing governmental structures, the direct and original reaction to the foreigners, and their reaction and adaptation to religious takeover. The differences in the original governmental structures are partially seen in how the different cultures reacted to the Europeans…

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