Oriental religions

    Confucianism in China

    By Tony Swain

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    Paperback £20.05

    This accessible history of Confucianism, or the `Way of the Ru', emphasizes the religious dimensions of the tradition. It clearly explains the tradition's unique and subtle philosophical ideals as well as the `arts of the Ru' whereby seemingly simple acts such as reading, sitting quietly, good manners, and attending to...

    I Ching Book of Changes

    By Geoffrey Redmond

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    Paperback £17.45

    The I Ching has influenced thinkers and artists throughout the history of Chinese philosophy. This new, accessible translation of the entire early text brings to life the hidden meanings and importance of China's oldest classical texts. Complemented throughout by insightful commentaries, the I Ching: A Critical Translation of the Ancient...

    Tao Te Ching Dao De Jing

    By Lao Tzu

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    Hardback £11.45

    The Tao Te Ching, written around 300BC, describes the fundamental beliefs of Taoism, addressing how to live a simple, peaceful and harmonious life, how to rid oneself of desires and free society of institutions that promote greed. This traditionally-Chinese-bound dual-language edition of Tao Te Ching presents the original Chinese text...

    Buddhist and Christian Responses to the Kowtow Problem in China

    By Eric Reinders

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    Paperback £25.65

    The most common Buddhist practice in Asia is bowing, yet Buddhist and Christian Responses to the Kowtow Problem is the first study of Buddhist obeisance in China. In Confucian ritual, everyone is supposed to kowtow, or bow, to the Chinese emperor. But Buddhists claimed exemption from bowing to any layperson,...


    By Helen Hardacre

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    Helen Hardacre offers for the first time in any language a sweeping, comprehensive history of Shinto, the tradition that is practiced by some 80% of the Japanese people and underlies the institution of the Emperor.

    The Essence of Tao

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    Paperback £7.25

    The Tao Of Craft

    By Benebell Wen

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    Daoist Reflections from Scholar Sage

    By Damo Mitchell

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    Bringing together popular articles and new work from Damo Mitchell and his students at the Lotus Nei Gong School of Daoist Arts, this book covers intriguing but rarely discussed topics. Discover the importance of the pineal gland, learn to find contentment in centeredness rather than excitement, explore the Five Spirits...

    Japanese Culture

    By Roger J. Davies

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    Japanese Culture: The Religious and Philosophical Foundations takes readers on a detailed and thoroughly researched journey through Japan's cultural history.

    Introducing Japanese Religion

    By Robert Ellwood

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    Now in its Second Edition, Introducing Japanese Religion is the ideal resource for undergraduate students. This edition features new material on folk and popular religion, including shamanism, festivals, and practices surrounding death and funerals. Robert Ellwood also updates the text to discuss recent events, such as religious responses to the...

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