Return to Life: An Examination on the Function of Ritual in Moral Education in Chinese Colleges and Universities

Lingyang ZHANG, Ou XIE

Abstract


An unusual act in human society, ritual results from long-term historical accumulation and aggregation. It contains rich educational thoughts and plays an active role in enlightening people with deep and lasting contagious effects on the human heart and soul. Applied in moral education in Chinese colleges and universities, ritual not only broadens the scope of moral education but also enriches its content as well as enhances its effectiveness. In today’s context, the limitations of “intellectually oriented moral education” have become increasingly apparent; therefore, it is highly necessary to examine ritual and explore its function in moral education.

Keywords


Ritual; Moral education; Function

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