An Introduction to the Philosophy and Religion of Taoism
Pathways to Immortality
By (author) Jeaneane Fowler
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Introduction to the Philosophy and Religion of Taoism by Jeaneane Fowler
Book DescriptionIn its rich evolution from antiquity to present times, Chinese religion has encompassed manifold religious expressions. Taoism is one facet of Chinese religion, and exemplifies particularly well the variety of beliefs and practices that humankind has adopted and experienced in the search for answers to both ultimate and proximate questions about life and death. This book explores the different pathways Taoism took in that search, touching at many points on the other interrelated facets of Chinese religion in Confucianism, Buddhism and popular religion. The mystical, philosophical traditions of Taoism are analysed, as well as the more colourful and overtly religious strands of Taoism.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781845190866
(170mm x 245mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Sussex Academic Press
Publisher: Sussex Academic Press
Publish Date: 22-Aug-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Jeaneane Fowler
Jeaneane Fowler was formerly Head of Philosophy and Religious Studies at the University of Wales, Newport, and later an Honorary Research Fellow. Her publications include Hinduism: Beliefs and Practices (Choice Outstanding Title, 1997); with books in the same series on Humanism, Chinese Religions, Tai Chi, Nichiren Daishonin: Buddhism in Wales, and books on the Philosophy of Hinduism and the Philosophy of Taoism; and a text and commentary on the Bhagavad Gita.
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