Daoism in the West: Following Buddhist and Christian Models?
|Title||Daoism in the West: Following Buddhist and Christian Models?|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2011|
|Journal||Journal of Daoist Studies|
|Pagination||154 - 161|
|Publisher||Three Pines Press|
|Keywords||CHUANG Tzu, Laozi, MORAL & ethical aspects, SOCIAL networks, Taoism, TECHNOLOGICAL innovations, TECHNOLOGY -- Religious aspects, Western countries|
The article examines aspects of Daoism in the Western countries and the role of Buddhism and Christianity as religious models. It mentions the effect of Christian principles which include the acceptance of the wisdom of the Bible while discarding old Daoists' theories about how the world operates. It also examines changes on how Daoists operate which influenced by technological innovations like social networking and Western infrastructure.