The Complete Idiot's Guide to Taoism by Brandon Toropov & Chad Hansen

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You're no idiot, of courser. You know Taoism is one of the world's oldest religions, based on simplicity and balance. However, you may not know it has important parallels with modern Western faith; health, ecology, even in pop culture icons as Luke Skywalker and The Beatles.

But you don't have to sit at the feet of a Taoist master to learn how the Taoist tradition has enlightened seekers throughout the centuries! 'The Complete Idiot's Guide to Taoism' will show you exactly why Taoist principles appeal to people from every walk of life! in this 'Complete Idiot's Guide', you get:

-The history of the Daode Jing, the world's shortest core religious text, and Laozi, it's mysterious author.

-The teachings of Zhuangzi, the often-overlooked master sage of Taoism.

-An explanation of ying-yang and what it represents.

-Taoism's relationship to Zen Buddhism.


About Brandon Toropov & Chad Hansen

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Brandon Toropov is a writer of nonfiction and has appeared on over 100 local and national broadcast programs. Father Luke Buckles is a member of the Order of Preachers and a professor of theology. He has been teaching in the areas of Roman Catholic spirituality and interfaith dialogue since 1985. Author homes: Toropov: Boston, MA; Buckles: Berkeley, CA.
Published March 1, 2002 by Alpha. 338 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Law & Philosophy. Non-fiction

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