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Inhaltsangabe: This concise, illustrated introduction to Tao provides a unique distillation of this highly distinctive tradition, from its origins in ancient China to its place in society today. It covers nine key themes, including the life of Tao's founding sage Laozi and his teachings; the influential sacred writings of the Tao Te Ching and Zhuangzi; and the concept of wu wei (non interference).
About the Author: Dr. Oldstone-Moore, Professor of Religion, specializes in Chinese religious traditions, specifically modes of Confucian religiosity, political and social aspects of Confucianism, and the transformation and continuity of the Confucian tradition from imperial to modern China, especially in the uses of both ritual and science. She has published and presented papers on the Confucian New Life Movement, the history of study of East Asian Religions, Daoist allegory and alchemy in the Ming novel Journey to the West, and historiographical issues concerning Chiang Kai-shek. She has also published several books, chapters and articles on Chinese religion for general audiences.