"It would be hard to find a fresh approach to a text that ranks only behind the Bible as the most widely translated book in the world, but Star achieves that goal. . . . As fascinating to the casual scholar as it is for the serious student." -NAPRA ReView "Jonathan Star's Tao Te Ching achieves the essential: It clarifies the meaning of the text without in the slightest reducing its mystery." -Jacob Needleman
--This text refers to the Mass Market Paperback edition.
Jonathan Star has been widely acclaimed for his translations of everything from Rumi to the Tao Te Ching to the greatest Christian mystics. Of his celebrated Rumi: In the Arms of the Beloved, Larry Dossey wrote, "Rumi would be proud of Star's luminous translations." Star lives in upstate New York.
Best version of the Tao I have read. Most of the book is made up of translation tables, gicing you more insight on how they arrived at this version of the Tao. Read morePublished 2 days ago by Eric D. Hunter
Bill Martin, the Taoist teacher, quoted from this on one of his blogs, Taoist Living.com. He was right........He usually is. Short, simple and direct writing for the western mind. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Amazon Customer
The words do not finish on the lines. I have to guess what they are. Why doesn't this fit my Kindle so I can read a full sentence? Read morePublished 5 months ago by pearl
It is thought-provoking, in line with what Jesus taught, so far anyway, I haven't finished it.Published 6 months ago by Sandra A VOGT
I bought this book for kindle some months ago and I returned it because it lacked the comentaries and extended interpretations that the editor claimed to be included in this... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Gustavo Rossi
I bought this as a gift along with another , The Illustrated Journey, for my Mother-in-law and she loved itPublished 6 months ago by Jennifer L. S.