Daoism: A Beginner's Guide

Daoism A Beginner s Guide Spanning the centuries and crossing the globe this engaging introduction covers everything Daoist from the religion of the ancients to st century T ai Chi and meditation Complete with a timeline o

  • Title: Daoism: A Beginner's Guide
  • Author: James Miller
  • ISBN: 9781851685660
  • Page: 244
  • Format: Paperback
  • Spanning the centuries and crossing the globe, this engaging introduction covers everything Daoist, from the religion of the ancients to 21st century T ai Chi and meditation Complete with a timeline of Daoist history and a full glossary, Daoism A Beginner s Guide will prove invaluable not only to students, but also to general readers who wish to learn about Daoism sSpanning the centuries and crossing the globe, this engaging introduction covers everything Daoist, from the religion of the ancients to 21st century T ai Chi and meditation Complete with a timeline of Daoist history and a full glossary, Daoism A Beginner s Guide will prove invaluable not only to students, but also to general readers who wish to learn about Daoism s role and relevance in our fast moving 21st century existence James Miller is Assistant Professor of East Asian Traditions at Queen s University, Kingston, Canada.

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    1. Great balance between interesting and informative This book reads in some places like a text book and in others like an alchemical manual. The author has clearly done his homework, and gives a well rounded idea of Taoism in total.

    2. A problem you may have with this book is that Miller really knows his stuff.Imagine being a child and asking an adult, What's guacamole? And instead of just answering A Mexican avocado dip, the adult starts to explain to you the history and difficulties of avocado cultivation. Well that's sort of how I felt after reading this book. Initially. Now, knowing a little more than I did then, I'm really starting to appreciate its depth. At first I basically only liked the 'historical introduction' and [...]

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