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  • Tao Te Chingby Lao Tse; James Legge

    The Floating Press 2008; US$ 3.95

    The Tao Te Ching is a classic Chinese book of wisdom, said to have been written by the Taoist sage Laozi (or Lao Tzu, the "Old Master") in the 6th century BC. It is the cornerstone text in Chinese Taoism, a philosophy, religion and way of life, and is also central to Chinese Buddhism. The Tao Te Ching has been an inspiration and guide to... more...

  • Myths and Legends of Chinaby E. T. C. Werner

    The Floating Press 1922; US$ 6.99

    From the author: My aim, after summarizing the sociology of the Chinese as a prerequisite to the understanding of their ideas and sentiments, and dealing as fully as possible, consistently with limitations of space (limitations which have necessitated the presentation of a very large and intricate topic in a highly compressed form), with the philosophy... more...

  • Religions of Ancient Chinaby Herbert A. Giles

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99

    From the ancient pantheon of gods whose edicts could only be divined using oracle bones to the later, more organized systems of Taoism and Confucianism, the history of China is deeply intertwined with its religious development. Students of ancient religion will appreciate the detailed overview of the subject offered in Herbert A. Giles' Religions... more...

  • Popular Religion in Modern Chinaby Lan Li

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 124.95

    This book examines the role popular religion has played in modern Chinese politics. The popular religion of Nuo will be used as an example of how the new role has enabled the religion to be directly incorporated into the Chinese Community Party's policies, to be viewed as supporting the legitimacy of the regime, and to function as a tool to enhance... more...

  • Verfolgung und Diskriminierung von Chinesen im Indonesien der 90er Jahreby René Yu

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 20.92

    Die allgemeine Situation der Chinesen in Indonesien erfuhr in den letzte Jahren vielfältige Beachtung innerhalb der Asienwissenschaften. Im Rahmen dieses Buches sollen Diskriminierung und Verfolgung der Chinesen im Indonesien der 90er Jahre des 20. Jahrhunderts anhand von Darstellungen in der indonesischen Presse betrachtet werden. Der avisierte Themenkomplex... more...

  • Der Daoismusby Hans van Ess

    C.H. Beck 2011; US$ 7.20

    Der Daoismus ist im Westen durch die Lehre von Yin und Yang und das I Ging, aber auch durch die Tradition der Körper- und Geisteskultivierung bekannt. Techniken der Atemkontrolle, Taijiquan, Qigong und daoistische Kampfkunst erfreuen sich seit Längerem auch bei uns großer Beliebtheit. Hans van Ess beschreibt, was die Legenden über den Weisen Laozi... more...

  • Beyond Tantraby Mieke Wik; Stephan Wik

    Findhorn Press 2012; US$ 12.99

    Provides Westerners with a step-by-step, tastefully illustrated, practical introduction to the ancient Chinese art of sexual dual cultivation. more...

  • The Flying Phoenix: Aspects of Chinese Sectarianism in Taiwanby David K. Jordan; Daniel L. Overmyer

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 44.00

    Anthropologist David Jordan and Daniel Overmyer, a historian of religions, present a joint analysis of the most important group of sectarian religious societies in contemporary Taiwan: those that engage in automatic writing seances, or worship by means of the phoenix" writing implement. Originally published in 1986. The Princeton Legacy Library... more...

  • Darwinism and the Divineby Alister E. McGrath

    Wiley 2013; US$ 40.95

    Darwinism and the Divine examines the implications of evolutionary thought for natural theology, from the time of publication of Darwin's On the Origin of Species to current debates on creationism and intelligent design. Questions whether Darwin's theory of natural selection really shook our fundamental beliefs, or whether they served to... more...

  • The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Chinese Religionsby Randall L. Nadeau

    Wiley 2012; US$ 220.00

    Comprising the most up-to-date, interdisciplinary research on the study of Chinese religious beliefs and cultural practices, this volume explores the rich and complex religious and philosophical traditions that have developed and flourished in one of the world's oldest civilizations. Covers the main Chinese traditions of Confucianism, Taoism, and... more...