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  • Tao Te Chingby Lao Tzu; Tom Butler-Bowdon

    Wiley 2012; US$ 16.95

    A luxury, keep-sake edition of an ancient Chinese scripture This ancient text, fundamental to Taoism, has become a source of inspiration and guidance for millions in modern society. It's focus on attunement, rather than mindless striving, offers an alternative to command-and-control leadership and a different way of seeing personal success –... more...

  • The Emergence of Daoismby Gil Raz

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 168.00

    At the core of Daoism are ancient ideas concerning the Way, the fundamental process of existence (the Dao). Humans, as individuals and as a society, should be aligned with the Dao in order to attain the fullness of life and its potential. This book presents the history of early Daoism, tracing the development of the tradition between the first and... more...

  • Understand Chinese Mythologyby Te Lin

    Hodder Education 2012; US$ 15.98

    Explore and enjoy the subtle truths that Chinese mythology, much of it widely overlooked, has to offer. more...

  • Contemporary Religious Movements in Taiwanby Kai-Ti Chou

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2008; US$ 159.95

    This book is a study of the recruitment strategies and conversion rhetoric in contemporary religious movements, focusing primarily on two movements in Taiwan, Tzu Chi and Falun Gong. The author demonstrates that an examination of such rhetoric has the potential to provide genuine insights into how a given religion gains adherents. This book contains... more...

  • Reconstructionist Confucianismby Ruiping Fan

    Springer 2010; US$ 209.00

    Contrasting with conventional Neo-Confucian attempts to recast the Confucian heritage in light of modern Western values, this book offers a Reconstructionist Confucian project to reclaim Confucian resources to meet contemporary moral and public policy challenges. Ruiping Fan argues that popular accounts of human goods and social justice within the... more...

  • The Gold Pavilionby Michael Saso

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 17.95

    The Gold Pavilion: Taoist Ways to Peace, Health, and Long Life is a step-by-step description of a way of Taoist meditation from ancient China. This book proposes a way to find inner peace and wholeness in a world with little time for quiet contemplation. more...

  • Women, Religion, and Space in China: Islamic Mosques & Daoist Temples, Catholic Convents & Chinese Virginsby Maria Jaschok; Jingjun Shui

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95

    Through the use of archival and ethnographic sources and rich life testimonies, this book provides a rare glimpse into how women found space to hold firm in their religious beliefs and withstand daily discrimination and prolonged hardship under a Communist regime in China that held rejection of religious beliefs and practices as a patriotic duty. more...

  • Religions Of Tibetby Tucci

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    Very little is known in the West about Tibetan Buddhism in comparison with other eastern religions. This is partly because the vast literature which it has produced, and which illuminates its history, is still far from accessible. In addition there exists a deep division between monastic Lamaism and religion as it is lived by the people: the former... more...

  • Confucianismby Chi Yun Chang; Orient Lee

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2013; US$ 127.00

    This book is the Magnum Opus dedicated to Mr Chi Yun Chang, a prominent historian as well as the founder of Chinese Culture University. This book illustrates the six elements of Confucius' teachings: Philosophy of Life Ethics, Philosophy of Education, Philosophy of Creation, Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Providence and Philosophy of Peace.The... more...

  • The Complete Works of Zhuangziby Burton Watson

    Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 49.99

    Only by inhabiting Dao (the Way of Nature) and dwelling in its unity can humankind achieve true happiness and freedom, in both life and death. This is Daoist philosophy?s central tenet, espoused by the person—or group of people—known as Zhuangzi (369?-286? B.C.E.) in a text by the same name. To be free, individuals must discard rigid distinctions... more...