Understanding Taoism by Jennifer Oldstone-Moore
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Understanding Taoism
By Jennifer Oldstone-Moore

Understanding Taoism

Origins * Beliefs * Practices * Holy Texts * Sacred Places

By (author) See other recent books by Jennifer Oldstone-Moore
Format: Paperback

Normal Price: $14.99
Your Price: $13.49 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $6.95 per order
You Save: $1.50! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $0.67 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available, ships in 7-10 days



Understanding Taoism by Jennifer Oldstone-Moore

Book Description

This concise, illustrated introduction is an accessible guide to nine key themes of Taoism - including the life of its founding sage Laozi and his teachings, the influential sacred writings of the Tao Te Ching and Zhuangzi, the concept of wu wei (non interference), the cultivation of simplicity and detachment, the attainment of harmony and the quest for immortality. Jennifer Oldstone-Moore provides a unique distillation of this highly distinctive tradition, from its origins in ancient China to its place in society today.

Buy Understanding Taoism book by Jennifer Oldstone-Moore from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.


Book Details

ISBN: 9781907486722
ISBN-10: 1907486720
Classification: Taoism
Format: Paperback (197mm x 130mm x 10mm)
Pages: 112
Imprint: Watkins Publishing
Publisher: Watkins Publishing
Publish Date: 9-Jun-2011
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions...


You might also like...

Tao of Joy Everyday by Derek Lin Tao of Joy Everyday by Derek Lin

The Tao of Joy Every Day contains Taoist sayings, wisdom, and stories - all designed to bring awareness and understanding of what makes our lives meaningful, especially in a world that seems hurried and crazed.

Blue Dragon, White Tiger by Chang San Feng Blue Dragon, White Tiger by Chang San Feng

Written during the Tang dynasty, this tantric guide documents a sexual tantra that is thought to have been practiced by kings for several dynasties, before losing favor to a more ascetic approach to Taoism. It provides insight into ancient tantric practices for those with an interest in Taoism, Chinese history and philosophy, and tantra.

Chuang-tzu by Livia Kohn Chuang-tzu by Livia Kohn

A fresh, modern translation of key selections from this timeless text opens up classic Taoist beliefs and practices with insightful commentary that highlights how you can live a more balanced, authentic and joyful life by following Taoist principles.

Daoism: A Guide for the Perplexed by Louis Komjathy Daoism: A Guide for the Perplexed by Louis Komjathy

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

» View more books like these...

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Understanding Taoism book by Jennifer Oldstone-Moore and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review


Author Biography - Jennifer Oldstone-Moore

Jennifer Oldstone-Moore is Assistant Professor at Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio, where she is a member of the departments of Religion and East Asian Studies. She has contributed to a number of publications including China: The Land of the Heavenly Dragon, World Religions: The Illustrated Guide and scholarly journals. She has written and lectured on various aspects of Taoism, especially its legacy in the modern world. Her previous publications include Understanding Confucianism.

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Jennifer Oldstone-Moore close
»
BoomerangBooks.com.au close