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TRANSFIGURED SPACE The Education and Cultivation of Perfected Purple Yang
An analysis of the Esoteric Biography of the Purple Perfected Yang 紫陽真人內傳, a hagiography prized and transmitted by the Xu 許 family, in whose midst originated the medieval Daoist religious movement known as Way of Highest ...
Nature, Impersonality, and Absence in the Theology of Highest Clarity Daoism
This essay describes salient features of the theological vision of the Way of Highest Clarity (Shangqing Dao), a Daoist religious movement that began in the late fourth century of the common era. The tradition emphasized ...
Envisioning the Daoist Body in the Economy of Cosmic Power
The essay considers the relevance of Daoism to thinking about the place of human beings in the world in the light of global climate change.
(学术研究 Journal of Academic Research, 2010-04)
This paper proposes that Daoist body cultivation can be used as a means to develop an ecological sensitivity. It does so by examining Daoist body cultivation in the light of Merleau-Ponty's phenomenology of the body, and ...
Living Light: Shangqing Daoist Cultivation in Theory and Practice
Notes for a presentation given at a Conference on Daoist Cultivation, Vashon Island, WA, May 2001
Of Alchemy and Authenticity:Teaching About Daoism Today
(Teaching Theology and Religion, 2007)
The authors discuss the complexities and responsibilities of teaching about Daoism in contemporary North American colleges and universities. Expanding and revising the findings of Kirkland (1998), they argue that enough ...
The Space of Nature and the Nature of Space in the Esoteric Biography of Perfected Purple Yang 紫陽真人內傳
A handout for a talk given at the University of Sydney on the Daoist hagiographic text "Esoteric Biography of Perfected Purple Yang" 紫陽真人內傳(Ziyang zhenren neizhuan)
The Economy of Cosmic Power: A Vision for a Daoist Theology of Religion
A comparison of Daoist and Christian religious ideas using Robert Cummings Neville's theory of religious ideas.
The Way of Highest Clarity: Nature, Vision and Revelation in Medieval China
(Three Pines Press, 2008)
Excerpts from the book "The Way of Highest Clarity: Nature, Vision and Revelation in Medieval Daoism" by James Miller
Truth in Chinese Religion
Seminar paper presented to the Cross-Cultural Comparative Religious Ideas Project, Boston University, November 18, 1997