In a 2-3 page standard MLA formatted paper, Compare and contrast Taoism and Shinto. Be sure to reference points made in both the Oxtoby text and Eastman texts.
In 1-2 pages answer the following questions:
What are the five reciprocal relationships (be sure to list them) and how do they exemplify the Confucian virtue of ren?
Briefly discuss the importance of the sage within Chinese religious traditions.
Describe the connection between Shinto and Japanese national identity.
Choose any tradition (EXCEPT: Taoism, Confucianism, or Shinto) and briefly describe its existential views, rituals (if any) and conception of deity.
How does the concept of wuwei fit into the Taoist belief system?