What statement explains the bureaucratic view of Buddhism during the Tang dynasty?
A. Buddhism provided the society with a means of appeasing the poorer peasant classes because, unlike Confucianism, it was egalitarian.
B. Buddhism was a threat to the power of the Confucian bureaucracy because it offered an alternative social organization.
C. Buddhism was not recognized as an issue for the bureaucracy because it was a religion that did not address political issues.
D. Buddhism was seen as a challenge to the Confucian religious beliefs held by many in the bureaucracy.