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Routledge Studies in Taoism

Series Editor: Timothy Barrett, Russell Kirkland, Benjamin Penny, Vincent Goossaert

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  1. The Emergence of Daoism

    Creation of Tradition

    By Gil Raz

    Series: Routledge Studies in Taoism

    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...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Daoist Ritual, State Religion, and Popular Practices

    Zhenwu Worship from Song to Ming (960-1644)

    By Shin-Yi Chao

    Series: Routledge Studies in Taoism

    Zhenwu, or the Perfected Warrior, is one of the few Chinese Deities that can rightfully claim a countrywide devotion. Religious specialists, lay devotees, the state machine, and the cultural industry all participated, both collaboratively and competitively, in the evolution of this devotional...

    Published May 25th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Daoism in History

    Essays in Honour of Liu Ts'un-yan

    Edited by Benjamin Penny

    Series: Routledge Studies in Taoism

    Over the last decade there has been a marked increase in the study of Daoism especially in Japan, China and the West, with a new generation of scholars broadening our understanding of the religion. Including contributions from the foremost scholars in the field, Daoism in History presents...

    Published August 12th 2010 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Daoism in Japan: Chinese traditions and their influence on Japanese religious culture
    Edited by Jeffrey L. Richey
    To Be Published May 11th 2015

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