Understanding Taoism: Origins, Beliefs, Practices, Holy Texts, Sacred Places


by Jennifer Oldstone-Moore

Understanding Taoism: Origins, Beliefs, Practices, Holy Texts, Sacred Places

Price:  US$13.42   (SGD16.78*)
Format:  Paper Back, 112 pages
Published:  2011, United Kingdom, 1st Edition
ISBN:  9781907486722
SB#:  052176 (201)

About This Book

This pocketbook is a concise introduction to Taoism which since the 4th century BCE has been a pervasive influence in Chinese beliefs and the lives of China's people. Colour illustrations and inset summaries enhance the chapter on Taoism's origins and history; views of the Divine; sacred texts; sacred persons; ethical principles; sacred space; sacred time; death and afterlife; influence in society; religion and artistic creation. Glossary, bibliography and index.


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