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  • Religion in China and Its Modern Fateby Paul R. Katz; Meir Shahar

    Brandeis University Press 2014; US$ 39.99

    Paul R. Katz has composed a fascinating account of the fate of Chinese religions during the modern era by assessing mutations of communal religious life, innovative forms of religious publishing, and the religious practices of modern Chinese elites traditionally considered models of secular modernity. The author offers a rare look at the monumental... more...

  • Chuang Tzuby Herbert A Giles

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    First published in 1889. This re-issues the second, revised edition of 1926. Chuang Tzu was to Lao Tzu, the author of Tao Tę Ching, as Hui-neng, the sixth Patriarch of Zen Buddhism, was to Bodhidharma, and in some respects St.Paul to Jesus; he expanded the original teaching into a system and was thus the founder of Tao-ism. Whereas Lao Tzu was a... more...

  • The Secret Of The Golden Flowerby Richard Wilhelm

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The A to Z of Taoismby Julian F. Pas

    Scarecrow Press 2006; US$ 36.99

    Taoism, the set of philosophical teachings and religious practices rooted in the understanding of the Chinese character Tao, or "The Way," was founded by the Chinese philosopher Laozi in the 6th Century BCE, whose work, the Tao Te Ching ( The Book of the Way and its Virtue ) laid the philosophical foundation for the religion's beliefs. This volume... more...

  • New Confucianism in Twenty-First Century Chinaby Jesús Solé-Farrŕs

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This book explores how Confucian thought, which was the ideological underpinning of traditional, imperial China, is being developed and refined into a New Confucianism relevant for the twenty-first century. It traces the development of Confucian thought, examines significant new texts, and shows how New Confucianism relates to various spheres of life,... more...

  • Decoding Daoby Lee Dian Rainey

    Wiley 2013; US$ 39.95

    Written by a leading authority on Chinese philosophy, Decoding Dao uniquely focuses on the core texts in Daoist philosophy, providing readers with a user-friendly introduction that unravels the complexities of these seminal volumes. Offers a detailed introduction to the core texts in Daoist philosophy, the Dao De Jing and the Zhuangzi , two... 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...

  • Historical Dictionary of Taoismby Julian F. Pas

    Scarecrow Press 1998; US$ 97.99

    This reference book on Taoism, one of the major spiritual traditions of China, includes in its coverage both Taoist philosophy and Taoist religion. An introduction provides overall insight into Taoist development through the ages, while the dictionary itself is comprised of 275 entries that define Taoist concepts, scriptures, deities, practices, and... more...

  • Religion in Chinaby K. Hughes; E. R. Hughes

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 230.00

    First published in 1950. Beginning with ancient times, this volume shows how some of the early superstitions became purified through the influence of the Confucianist philosophy, how a deep strain of mysticism came from the Taoists and how thereby a worship of 'Heaven' and 'Earth' was evolved. Besides the main streams of Confucianism and Buddhism,... more...

  • Democracy in Contemporary Confucian Philosophyby David Elstein

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    This book examines democracy in recent Chinese-language philosophical work. It focuses on Confucian-inspired political thought in the Chinese intellectual world from after the communist revolution in China until today. The volume analyzes six significant contemporary Confucian philosophers in China and Taiwan, describing their political thought and... more...