Confucius's Mary Magdalen Moment: Rescheduled UTHC Lecture

03:30 pm - 04/16/2018

@ Hodges Library

1015 Volunteer Blvd
Knoxville TN  37916



Against the ethos of his era that upheld sexual segregation and discouraged women’s participation in public affairs, Confucius recognized and even praised two elite women. In fact, like Jesus’s relationship with Mary Magdalen, Confucius’s interactions with the notorious Nan Zi-described as a deceitful and lustful woman-has generated intense controversy over the millennia. Dr. Anne Behnke Kinney will discuss Confucius’s interactions with Nan Zi and his views of women in general.

This event is a part of the UTHC's distinguished lecture series and is free and open to the public.

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