Top Religions in The World, Largest Religions & Their Number of Believers

Top Religions in The World - Confucianism

8. Confucianism

Confucianism, also known as Ruism, is described as tradition, a philosophy, a religion, a humanistic or rationalistic religion, a way of governing, or simply a way of life. Confucianism developed from what was later called the Hundred Schools of Thought from the teachings of the Chinese philosopher Confucius (551–479 BCE), who considered himself a recodifier and retransmitter of the theology and values inherited from the Shang (c. 1600 BCE–1046 BCE) and Zhou dynasty (c. 1046 BCE–256 BCE).[2] In the Han dynasty (206 BCE–220 CE), Confucian approaches edged out the “proto-Taoist” Huang–Lao, as the official ideology while the emperors mixed both with the realist techniques of Legalism. This religion described as traditional ways, doctrine, a religion, rationalistic religion, Government rules means that’s simple way of life also known as Ruism which was founded by Kong Qiu (K’ung Ch’iu) during 600 BC. It is world largest and Taoist religion which most of the population consist from South East Asia they have about 7 million followers this is almost 0.1 % from world population. Confucianism religion have four major books of this religion and five classic books which are Holy books of this largest religion, during 20th century Confucianism’s influence diminished greatly.

About the author

Palak Patel

Leave a Comment