8. The Daoist Tradition in China

  1. Randall L. Nadeau
  1. Louis Komjathy

Published Online: 14 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781444361995.ch8

The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Chinese Religions

The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Chinese Religions

How to Cite

Komjathy, L. (2012) The Daoist Tradition in China, in The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Chinese Religions (ed R. L. Nadeau), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444361995.ch8

Editor Information

  1. Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas, USA

Author Information

  1. University of San Diego, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 20 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405190312

Online ISBN: 9781444361995

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Keywords:

  • The Daoist tradition in China;
  • Daoism (spelled Taoism in Wade-Giles);
  • Daoist religiosity, through material culture;
  • Daoism, indigenous Chinese religious tradition;
  • Daode jing and Zhuangzi, sacred, religious texts;
  • Lingbao Daoism, promoting grand soteriological aims;
  • Buddhism, on monastic Daoism;
  • Early Daoism, renown from Buddhist–Daoist debates

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Classical Daoism

  • Early Organized Daoism

  • Later Organized Daoism

  • Modern Daoism

  • Daoist Religious Culture

  • Daoism as Lived and Living Tradition

  • Further Reading