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    New Reference Book: The Encyclopedia of Taoism

    Lura Sanborn – Reference Librarian The Encyclopedia of Taoism edited by Fabrizio Pregadio, Routledge, 2008. Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 299.51 P91T This 2-volume set describes the history, traditions and principles of Taoism. The encyclopedia is divided into 5 main thematic sections: Overview – including entries related to: Scriptures and Texts, Deities and Spirits, Sacred Sites The Taoist Universe – including entries related to: Doctrinal Notions, Transcendence and Immortality, Mountains and Mountain Monographs History- including entries related to: Pre-Han and Han Background, Shangqing, Contemporary Taoism Forms of Religious Practice and Experience – including entries related to: Meditation, Alchemy, Ritual Taoism and Chinese Buddhism– including entries related to: Persons, Texts…