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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 ...
(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 ...
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.
China's Quest for an Ecologically Sustainable Culture
China has to consider its environmental future and must look to concepts of sustainability to do so. With the indigenous religion of Taoism Beijing has the tools it needs to foster a culture of sustainability.
Humans Must Conquer Nature: Philosophical and Religious Sources of China’s Anti-Environmental Ideology
(Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, Shanghai, 2010)
Traditional Chinese philosophy is well known for its monistic cosmology in which heaven, earth, and human beings are mutually implicated in an evolving organic process known as the Way (dao). This vision is broadly shared ...
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
Terrance Houle and Adrian Stimson: Exploring Indigenous Masculinities
The exhibition “Terrance Houle & Adrian Stimson: Exploring Indigenous Masculinities” showcased the performance art of Terrance Houle (Blood/Ojibway) and Adrian Stimson (Siksika) at the Union Gallery in Kingston, Ontario ...
Decolonizing Anarchism: Expanding Anarcha-Indigenism in Theory and Practice
In this thesis I argue that anarchism, as a political philosophy and social movement practice committed to resisting all forms of oppression and domination, needs to place colonialism more clearly and consistently at the ...
Daoism and Sustainable Development
This paper examines the relationship between Daoism and sustainable development. It examines the contribution of religion to issues of sustainability in local economies and the way in which Daoist world views intersect ...
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 ...