Based on the textbook and class discussions on Chapter 2 in week 3, please provide brief answers to the following questions. This activity is meant to give students who participate class synchronous and non-synchronous equal chance to express your understanding to the lectures:
During 220 to 589 AC, Chinese dynasties changed frequently due to the failure to concentrate emperors’ powers. How was such a centralized power done in previous dynasties? Why was it important?
Why was Buddhist belief in rebirth and laws of karma appealing to both Chinese and non-Chinese people during this period?
How are the beliefs and concepts of Buddhism similar or different from other religions you know (of)?