Daoism: A Guide for the Perplexed

Daoism: A Guide for the Perplexed

by Louis Komjathy
     
 

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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

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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 primary concerns and defining characteristics of the religion.

Specifically designed to meet the needs of students and general readers seeking a thorough understanding of the religion, this book is the ideal guide to studying and understanding Daoism as a lived and living religious community.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781441134684
Publisher:
Bloomsbury USA
Publication date:
03/13/2014
Series:
Guides for the Perplexed
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
192
File size:
17 MB
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Meet the Author

Louis Komjathy is Associate Professor of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of San Diego, USA. He is also Founding Co-Chair of the Daoist Studies Group of the American Academy of Religion and Founding Co-Director of the Center for Daoist Studies.

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