Some discussions between Confucianism and Catholicism in Vietnamese history
Dong Tai Nguyen
When Catholicism was introduced into Vietnam, there was also a tendency toward differentiation and even confrontation with Vietnamese culture, including Vietnamese Confucianism. This article focuses on the discussion between Confucianism and Catholicism from the Ideological perspective, on the most basic concepts about belief related to God, the most popular religious activity, which is worshipping activities, and the social-moral code encompassing the two most basic aspects during that time: loyalty and piety.
Key words: Confucianism, Catholicism, discussion, God, worship, loyalty, piety