REL 133 week 4 Daoism Worksheet


Daoism Worksheet

Complete the following questions in detail. Answer each question with a 1- or 2-paragraph response that includes a reference citation. Make use of  Experiencing the World’s Religions and other sources in your research as you complete the questions.

  • 1. Describe the principles of yang and yin.
  • 2. The main scripture in Daoism is the Daodejing (Tao Te Ching).  What is the history and importance of this text for the tradition?
  • 3. How are Daoist ideals expressed through  art? Offer several example
  • 4. What challenges does Daoism face  in the modern world?
  • 5. Explain a situation to which  following the Daoist principle of wu wei might be beneficial to you or others. In what situation might following the principle of wu wei be harmful in some way?