Acknowledgments Introduction Sungmoon Kim and Philip J. Ivanhoe 1. Confucianism as Civil Religion Fenggang Yang 2. The Revival of Confucianism in the Sphere of Mores and the Reactivation of the Civil Religion Debate in China Sebastien Billioud 3. Inside the Revival of Confucianism in Mainland China: The Vicissitudes of Confucian Classics in Contemporary China as an Example Guoxiang Peng 4. The Politics of Confucianism in Contemporary China Anna Sun 5. Obstacles to Globalization of Confucianism Richard Madsen 6. Beyond a Disciplinary Society: Reimagining Confucian Democracy in South Korea Sungmoon Kim 7. The Experience of Village Leaders during the Saemaul Movement in the 1970s: Focusing on the Lives of the Male Leaders Do-Hyun Han 8. Contemporary Japanese Confucianism from a Genealogical Perspective Takahiro Nakajima 9. The Bildungsroman of the Heart: Thick Naturalism in Robert Bellah's Religion in Human Evolution Yang Xiao 10. Can We Imagine a Global Civil Religion? Robert N. Bellah Contributors Index
Philip J. Ivanhoe is Chair Professor of East Asian and Comparative Philosophy and Religion at City University of Hong Kong. His many books include Mortality in Traditional Chinese Thought (coedited with Amy Olberding); Taking Confucian Ethics Seriously: Contemporary Theories and Applications (coedited with Kam-por Yu and Julia Tao); Religious and Philosophical Aspects of the Laozi (coedited with Mark Csikszentmihalyi); and Essays on Skepticism, Relativism, and Ethics in the Zhuangzi (coedited with Paul Kjellberg), all published by SUNY Press. Sungmoon Kim is Professor of Political Theory at City University of Hong Kong. He is the author of Confucian Democracy in East Asia: Theory and Practice and the editor of Confucianism, Law, and Democracy in Contemporary Korea.