The author of this Christian estimate of Confucius is at present a Chaplain in the Royal Navy. However, his residence in China over a period of years awakened in a profound interest in Chinese culture which led him to a study of the fountain-ad of that culture, Confucius. His purpose in this volume is to give an objective description of the teachings of Confucius and then to point out the inadequacies of a humanistic philosophy of which that of Confucius is the prototype. In the light of 's desperate needs, only the Christian faith in the revelation of God through Christ will give to the Chinese and to us the wisdom and power to perceive the truth and to in its light. This is a well written book for the general reader interested in understanding the backgrounds of Chinese culture in the light of recent developments. Specialists in comparative religion and in Chinese problems can turn to other more comprehensive works.