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Taoism : growth of a religion

Author: Isabelle Robinet; Phyllis Brooks
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a survey of the history of Taoism from approximately the third century B.C., to the fourteenth century A.D. The main aim of this history of Taoism is to trace the major lines of its doctrinal evolution, showing the coherence of its development, the wide varieties of factors that came into play over a long period of disconnected eras, the constant absorptions of outside contributions, and the progress that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Isabelle Robinet; Phyllis Brooks
ISBN: 0804728380 9780804728386 0804728399 9780804728393
OCLC Number: 35229139
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Description: xx, 296 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: Definitions and controlling concepts --
The Warring States (Fourth to Third Centuries B.C.) --
New elements under the Han --
The celestial masters --
Ge Hong and his tradition --
The Shangqing school --
The Lingbao school --
The Tang Period --
Under the Song and the Yuan: interior alchemy --
Conclusion.
Other Titles: Histoire du taoïsme des origines au XIVe siècle.
Responsibility: Isabelle Robinet ; translated by Phyllis Brooks.
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