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Beyond The Daode Jing: Twofold Mystery In Tang Daoism

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This book is the first monograph to present early Twofold Mystery (chongxuan) teaching to a Western audience: historical context, protagonists, and major texts, and philosophy, including cosmogony, epistemology, salvation, and the pantheon.
Paperback, 250 pages
Published September 30th 2009 by University of Hawaii Press (first published August 1st 2009)
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I found a lovely cheap copy of this Three pines press book on lulu and Bill bound me a physical version. It was a much more philosophical book than I'm used to reading. Most of my interest in Taoism leads me to read about the quest for immortality, thunder magic, exorcism rituals, sex rites, and the role of women in the religion. It's much more practical about rituals and practice and how it's shaped rather than theological and philosophical debate. But I found this book very interesting nonethe ...more
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