Beyond the Daode Jing: Twofold Mystery in Tang Daoism
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.
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Schools and Politics
Daoists of the Liang and Tang
Commentaries and Scriptures
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