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Daoism : a guide for the perplexed

Author: Louis Komjathy
Publisher: London ; New York : Bloomsbury, 2014.
Series: Guides for the perplexed.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Daoism is a global religious and cultural phenomenon characterized by multiculturalism and ethnic diversity. Daoism: a guide for the perplexed offers a clear and thorough survey of this ancient and modern religious tradition. The book includes an overview of Daoist history, including key individuals and movements, translations of primary Daoist texts, and discussions of key dimensions of Daoist religiosity, covering  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Einführung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louis Komjathy
ISBN: 9781441148155 1441148159 9781441157959 1441157956 1441134689 9781441134684 1441139214 9781441139214
OCLC Number: 657603495
Description: xi, 272 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction: On guidance and perplexity --
Tradition --
Community --
Identity --
View --
Personhood --
Practice --
Experience --
Place --
Modernity.
Series Title: Guides for the perplexed.
Responsibility: Louis Komjathy.

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Holistic overview for understanding different aspects of Daoism as a lived and living religious tradition.  Read more...

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The strength of this book is that Komjathy has immersed himself within the living tradition of Daoism and is able to provide us with detailed accounts of the many factions within the community, the Read more...

 
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