Confucius | Critical Essay by Ernst Faber

This literature criticism consists of approximately 16 pages of analysis & critique of Confucius.
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Critical Essay by Ernst Faber

SOURCE: "A Missionary View of Confucianism," in A Systematical Digest of the Doctrines of Confucius, The General Evangelical Protestant Missionary Society of Germany, 1902, pp. 89-99.

In the excerpt below, Faber compares Confucianism and Christianity.

This subject is still but little known. As I have an exhaustive work in preparation I will take the liberty of stating here its programme:—

  1. The Thirteen Sacred Books of Confucianism. The origin of every portion of them. A history of the text. Remnants of ancient texts; various readings, quotations, etc. History of the Confucian Canon.
  2. The other Ancient Literature of China, i.e., a description of all the original works still in existence and not included in the Confucian Sacred Books.
  3. Outline of a History of the Pre-Confucian Period, from these sources (under II), compared with such accidental notices as the Confucian Classics (under...

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