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Neither Dust nor Gold: A Comprehensive Study of the Dadao School from 1115-1398

Abstract During the twelfth century, three new schools of Daoism were founded in North China: Quanzhen (Complete Perfection), Taiyi (Supreme Unity), and Dadao (Great Way). While Quanzhen has received much scholarly attention, the others have been largely ignored. By focusing on just one school--Dadao--as in depth as possible and within the historical context, I hope to elucidate the flourishing state of Daoism in North China during the twelfth through fourteenth centuries beyond just the activity of the Quanzhen school. To that end, I have amassed sixteen inscriptions and records, as well as reconstructed one inscription previously incomplete, and added them to the eleven inscriptions and records published in the Daojia jinshi lüe and the three piec... (more)
Created Date 2017
Contributor Bussio, Jennifer Jean (Author) / Bokenkamp, Stephen R (Advisor) / Tillman, Hoyt C (Committee member) / West, Stephen H (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Religion / Asian studies / Asian history / China / Dadao / Daoism / Jin dynasty / Religion / Yuan dynasty
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 175 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation East Asian Languages and Civilizations 2017
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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