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- DescriptionSuitable for those interested in China and in religions, this work offers an introduction to the traditions of Taoism and the masters who transmit them. It traces the way that leads from Chinese shamanism and traditional village life to the physical Tending Life techniques, which in turn lead to the mysticism of Lao Tzu and Chuang Tzu.
- Author BiographyKristofer Schipper is currently Directeur d'Etudes at the Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, Sorbonne, Paris. An ordained Taoist priest and one of the world's leading authorities on Taoism, Schipper has published extensively on the subject in French, English, Chinese, and Japanese. Karen C. Duval is Research Editor with The Papers of Benjamin Franklin. Norman Girardot is chairman of the Department of Religious Studies at Lehigh University and author of Myth and Meaning in Early Taoism (California, 1983).
- Author(s)Kristofer Schipper
- PublisherUniversity of California Press
- Date of Publication19/03/1994
- GenreNon-Christian Religions
- Place of PublicationBerkerley
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity of California Press
- Content Note22 b&w photographs
- Weight454 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine17 mm
- Translated byKaren C. Duval
- Foreword byNorman Girardot
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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