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Title: Christ the eternal Tao arrived today!
Post by: Pilgrim on August 13, 2009, 12:28:24 AM
from Amazon.ca. Can't wait to read it...I got throught the intro already and it looks good.

What are your thoughts on the book if you've read it?
Title: Re: Christ the eternal Tao arrived today!
Post by: GabrieltheCelt on August 13, 2009, 12:37:41 AM
I never really appreciated the Tao Te Ching very much, but this book is amazing!  I think you'll really enjoy it.
Title: Re: Christ the eternal Tao arrived today!
Post by: Pilgrim on August 13, 2009, 12:38:34 AM
I've heard some people say that Tao gives the meaning better even than Logos? Your thoughts?
Title: Re: Christ the eternal Tao arrived today!
Post by: ozgeorge on August 13, 2009, 06:46:26 AM
I've heard some people say that Tao gives the meaning better even than Logos? Your thoughts?
I'd say they are identical. Logos carries the meaning of "way" if we consider the logoi of created things. The logos of a flower is what the flower is created to be- the "path it is meant to take". The Logos is the "Odos"- the "Way" behind all the logoi of created things. The book touches on this. I hope you'll enjoy it and find it as enlightening as I did.
Title: Re: Christ the eternal Tao arrived today!
Post by: Τιμόθεος on September 20, 2009, 02:22:09 AM
from Amazon.ca. Can't wait to read it...I got throught the intro already and it looks good.

What are your thoughts on the book if you've read it?


This book is amazing!  Although I frown on synchretism, Heiromonk Damascene is careful to not cross over the line.  Our priest, when I first approched Orthodoxy, showed amazing wisdom by the Grace of God and lent me this book.  I was hooked immediately.  I recommend it to anyone.
Title: Re: Christ the eternal Tao arrived today!
Post by: Salpy on September 20, 2009, 02:28:35 AM
Welcome to the forum!   :)
Title: Re: Christ the eternal Tao arrived today!
Post by: Τιμόθεος on September 20, 2009, 02:36:01 AM
Welcome to the forum!   :)

Thank you.  I have been looking for an active Orthodox board.  Glad I have finally found one.  :)