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The Illustrated World's Religions: A Guide to Our Wisdom Traditions
4.06
it was amazing
I've always found Huston Smith insightful, lucid, and fun to read, and so I chose this as one of my course textbooks (when the previous textbook came ...more
Apr 11, 2010
Dec 17, 2009
 
The Book on the Taboo Against Knowing Who You Are
4.28
it was amazing
Power is not necessarily wisdom. I may have virtual omnipotence in the government of my body and my physical environment, but how am I to control myse
...more
May 02, 2017
Feb 10, 2017
 
Zhuangzi Speaks: The Music of Nature
4.29
it was amazing
This is an engaging and delightful book that uses the non-threatening medium of sequential narrative to present Zhuangzi's philosophy of the Dao. An e ...more
Aug 23, 2012
Aug 22, 2012
 
The Way of Chuang Tzu
4.28
it was amazing
I am finally reading it after conversations about Chinese philosophy and religion with several Chinese undergraduates on a field trip to Chicago. I pu ...more
Aug 08, 2012
Dec 08, 2011
 
The Invisible Landscape: Mind, Hallucinogens & the I Ching
3.98
liked it
It may be that the psychedelic experience cannot be understood using only the reductionist model of science, and that only by a conscious unification
...more
Aug 04, 2017
Jun 19, 2016
 
The Dao of Zhuangzi: The Harmony of Nature
4.46
really liked it
[Zhuangzi's naturalism] does require us to remember that our languages are part of nature. We cannot use language to leverage ourselves out of the wor
...more
Sep 02, 2012
Aug 29, 2012
 
Essential Chinese Mythology: Stories That Change The World
3.38
liked it
A fascinating insight on Chinese religion and mythology from the authors, that "the main feature of the backdrop to Chinese mythologies [is] the fact ...more
Jul 15, 2012
Dec 26, 2011
 
The Adventures of Ook and Gluk, Kung-Fu Cavemen From the Future
4.13
really liked it
I really enjoyed the way the book presented martial arts. Very, very wonderful kids book.
Dec 24, 2010
Dec 24, 2010
 
Eastern Ways to the Center: An Introduction to the Religions of Asia
4.00
really liked it
This was the textbook I used for my first class in Asian religions in 1998.
Jan 1998
Aug 17, 2012
 
Chuang Tzu: Basic Writings
4.29
really liked it
I first read this translation as part of a graduate seminar on Laozi and Zhuangzhi, in spring 1999, with Dr. Yi Wu.
Sep 30, 2012
Dec 26, 2011
 
Our Religions: The Seven World Religions Introduced by Preeminent Scholars from Each Tradition
3.75
None
not set
Dec 17, 2009
 
The World's Wisdom: Sacred Texts of the World's Religions
3.95
None
not set
Dec 17, 2009
 
I Ching [With Sticks]
3.67
really liked it
None
Jan 2003
Dec 26, 2011
 
Out of Your Mind
4.52
it was amazing
None
May 30, 2009
Oct 31, 2009
 
The Immortal Iron Fist, Volume 3: The Book of the Iron Fist
3.97
really liked it
None
Nov 24, 2010
Nov 24, 2010
 
365 Tao: Daily Meditations
4.25
None
not set
Jul 17, 2012
 
Action Philosophers!: the lives and thoughts of history's A-list brain trust
4.12
really liked it
None
Feb 28, 2011
Feb 27, 2011
 
The Tao of Pooh
4.01
really liked it
None
Dec 1991
Aug 12, 2009
 
Burning All Illusions: A Guide to Personal and Political Freedom
4.40
really liked it
None
Nov 2002
Aug 10, 2009
 
Zen Speaks: Shouts of Nothingness
4.40
really liked it
None
Sep 06, 2012
Sep 02, 2012
 
Cartoon History of the Universe II, Vol. 8-13: From the Springtime of China to the Fall of Rome
4.28
really liked it
None
Nov 11, 2012
Nov 05, 2012
 
The Gods and Goddesses of Ancient China
3.33
liked it
None
Dec 23, 2012
Dec 24, 2012
 
The Wisdom of Insecurity: A Message for an Age of Anxiety
4.26
it was amazing
None
Mar 24, 2016
Dec 01, 2015
 
A Tale of the I Ching: How the Book of Changes Began
4.04
really liked it
None
Jun 2005
Jul 15, 2009
 
The Book of Lao Tzu: The Tao Te Ching
4.67
it was amazing
None
Mar 1999
Sep 24, 2016
 
The Man in the High Castle
3.66
it was amazing
None
Jun 2008
Jul 15, 2009
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