101 Questions & Answers on Confucianism, Daoism, and Shinto packs a great deal of information about three major East Asian faith communities--Confucianism, Daoism, and Shinto---into a series of brief, thematically arranged sections, all in the popular question and answer format. Major areas include: --origins and early sources. --spread and development. --doctrines and practices. --authority, law, and ethics. --spirituality and popular piety. --religion and artistic expression. --internal diversity and external relations. --women, family, and society. --Chinese and Japanese traditions here and now. Designed as a companion volume to the author's other volumes on Hinduism, Buddhism and Islam in this series, this book is perfect for --high school and college courses. --adult/continuing education groups. --inquiring minds.