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Taoism Russell Kirkland

Taoism

Russell Kirkland

Published April 22nd 2004
ISBN : 9780203646717
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This concise and reliable introduction to Taoism brings a fresh dimension to a tradition that has found a natural place in Western societies. Combining Taoist sacred texts with current scholarship, it surveys Taoisms ancient roots, contemporaryMoreThis concise and reliable introduction to Taoism brings a fresh dimension to a tradition that has found a natural place in Western societies. Combining Taoist sacred texts with current scholarship, it surveys Taoisms ancient roots, contemporary heritage and role in daily life.From Taoisms spiritual philosophy to its practical perspectives on life and death, self-cultivation, morality, society, leadership and gender, Russell Kirklands essential guide reveals the real contexts behind concepts such as Feng Shui and Tai Chi. Written for those seeking a genuine introduction to an often misrepresented tradition, it highlights Taoisms key elements and explains its early origins and modern transformations.