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Cultivating perfection [electronic resource] : mysticism and self-transformation in early Quanzhen Daoism / by Louis Komjathy.

By: Komjathy, Louis, 1971-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Sinica Leidensia: v. 76.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2007Description: 1 online resource (xv, 553 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9789047421733 (electronic bk.); 9047421736 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Quan zhen jiao | Taoism -- China | Wang, Chongyang, 1112-1170 | RELIGION -- Taoism | Tao�isme | Godsdienstige bewegingenGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Cultivating perfection.DDC classification: 299.5/149 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Preface; Acknowledgments; List of Tables; List of Illustrations; List of Abbreviations; Introduction -- Approaches to Daoist Studies. On the Meaning of Quanzhen. Defi ning Characteristics. Scope of the Study; PART ONE EARLY QUANZHEN IN HISTORICAL AND COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE; Chapter One Historical Development -- Formative Phase. Wang Chongyang and the First-Generation Disciples. Incipient Organized and Organized Phases. From Religious Movement to Monastic Order.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [507]-533) and index.

Preface; Acknowledgments; List of Tables; List of Illustrations; List of Abbreviations; Introduction -- Approaches to Daoist Studies. On the Meaning of Quanzhen. Defi ning Characteristics. Scope of the Study; PART ONE EARLY QUANZHEN IN HISTORICAL AND COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE; Chapter One Historical Development -- Formative Phase. Wang Chongyang and the First-Generation Disciples. Incipient Organized and Organized Phases. From Religious Movement to Monastic Order.

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