World Religion Project:Confucianism
By: Nallely Rivera, Adan Tryana-Doyle
What is this religions most important belief?
Confucianism is a philosophical system that is often called a religion.One of the main elements of Confucianism is humanistic or as the philosopher Herbert Fingarette calls it "the secular as sacred".This focuses on the practical order inscribed as the awareness of the Tian and a proper respect of the gods(Shen), particularly family.This rest on the belief that humans can be perfected through self-cultivation and self-creation. Some concepts and practices include rén, yì, and lǐ, and zhì.Ren is the obligation of altruism and humanesss, Yi is mortal disposition to do good , Li is a system that determines how a person should act in everyday life and Zhi is the ability to see the behaviors exhibited by others.