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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...

    To Be Published September 30th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Taoism CC 4V

    Edited by Russell Kirkland

    Series: Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

    Among the world’s major religions, and as one of the five religions officially recognized in the People’s Republic of China, Taoism is undoubtedly the most incompletely known and most poorly understood. This new four-volume collection from Routledge meets the need for an authoritative anthology to...

    To Be Published March 15th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Ritual and Liturgy in Esoteric Chinese Buddhism

    Tantric Subjects

    By Charles Orzech

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    The Chinese Buddhist canon contains more material on ritual and liturgy than it does doctrinal commentary. Despite this fact, most research has focused on doctrinal commentary. This book reconceptualizes the historiography of East Asian Buddhism by shifting the focus of analysis from philosophical...

    To Be Published April 1st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Daoism in Japan

    Chinese traditions and their influence on Japanese religious culture

    Edited by Jeffrey L. Richey

    Series: Routledge Studies in Taoism

    The influence of Daoism traditions on Japanese religious culture is vast, longstanding and multifaceted. This book focuses on the multiple legacies of Daoism in Japan from antiquity to the present. It addresses the connections not only between Daoism and Japanese religions such as Pure Land...

    To Be Published April 1st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Religion and the Media in China

    Edited by Stefania Travagnin

    Series: Routledge Research in Religion, Media and Culture

    This volume focuses on the intersection of religion and the media in China, bringing interdisciplinary approaches to bear on the role of religion in the lives of individuals and greater shifts within Chinese society in an increasingly media-saturated environment. With case studies focusing on...

    To Be Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

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