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Buddhism in China
A look at how Buddhism came to China.
# 131902 | 2,000 words | 8 sources | APA | 2007 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2007 in Religion and Theology (Buddhism)


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This paper examines how Buddhism came to China and what main problems pertaining to assimilation greeted it once it arrived. Specifically, the paper considers when exactly Buddhism made its appearance, what factors in China made it possible for it to establish a toe-hold and what arguments were leveled against it by Confucian opponents. Additionally, it addresses the obstacles the state offered. In the final analysis, the story of Buddhism in ancient China is a story of extraordinary resiliency and perseverance.

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"How did Buddhism come to China and what were the main problems of assimilation associated with its introduction there? The following paper will look at how Buddhism came to China and what main problems pertaining to assimilation greeted it once it arrived. Specifically, the paper will look at when exactly Buddhism made its appearance, what factors in China made it possible for it to establish a toe-hold (the role of the Northwestern Purists will be touched upon directly), and what arguments were leveled against it by Confucian opponents - as well as what obstacles the state offered. In the final analysis, the story of Buddhism in ancient China is a story of..."

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