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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Foundations of Religions in China

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 67 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
7 videos
About the Course2m
Main Topics and Objectives: the Introduction9m
Main Notions of Chinese Religions13m
Religions and Ancestors11m
Teacher in the Chinese Religious Tradition12m
Syncretism of Tradition15m
1 reading
About the University10m
1 practice exercise
Module 1 Quiz30m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Taosim in China

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 79 min)
7 videos
Sources of Taoism12m
Before Taoism: Five Elements and Five Phases9m
Before Taoism: Early Cults13m
Lao-zi and the Beginning of Taoism11m
Taoism and the Natural Order of Universe7m
Notion of Dao15m
1 practice exercise
Module 2 Quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Taoism in Chinese society: main religious practises

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 67 min)
6 videos
Alchemy in Taoism12m
Taoist Practises: Mind and Body11m
Main Cults of Taoism9m
Main Schools in Taoism11m
Modern Schools of Taoism10m
1 practice exercise
Module 3 Quiz30m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Confucianism in Chinese society: from sacrality to morality

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 68 min)
7 videos
Main Ideas10m
Main Principles6m
Confucius and Confucianism8m
Sage Confucius: Ideas, Beliefs and Moral8m
Followers of Confucius9m
Confucian Canon12m
1 practice exercise
Module 4 quiz30m

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