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Finding the Way...

Advantages: Good insights, good passages
Disadvantages: A few translations are a bit awkward

...Thomas Cleary, a recognised and respected scholar on Eastern religions and philosophies, is an acknowledged master also of translation from classic Chinese and Japanese tests. If one seeks out English translations of The Taoist 'I Ching' or 'The Art of Wa ...

frkurt 13.12.2004 · Read full review
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Review of The Essential Tao: An Initiation into the Heart of Taoism Through the Authentic Tao Te Ching and the Inner Teachings of Chuang-tzu - A Compendium of Ethical Wisdom - Thomas Cleary

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You can keep your shoes on for this one!

Advantages: Good information.
Disadvantages: May not be for everyone.

...Just to make you all aware from the outset, Barefoot Disciple is a Christian based book which may or may not appeal to you. Wanting to fins something a little different to read, I found this particular book in Waterstones. Although at first I thought th ...

ravingreviewer 14.09.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Barefoot Disciple - Stephen Cherry

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Darwin's Angel

Advantages: Extremely well written, Counteracts Dawkins arguments concisely, Small book
Disadvantages: Some chapters extremely short, though this is not neceserilly a weakness.

The body of the text in this book talks about extremely complicated philosphical and theological concerning both the existence and nature of God that Richard Dawkins so casually and powerfully attempts to devalue. It is written to form the counter argumen ...

Petejel05 20.11.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Darwin's Angel: An Angelic Riposte to "The God Delusion" - John Cornwell

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