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Tao Te Ching: An Illustrated Journey

In conversation with Jack Miles, Distinguished Professor of English & Religious Studies, UC Irvine
Wednesday, March 18, 2009
Episode Summary
A renowned scholar and translator offers a unique adaptation of the greatest passages from two ancient successors to Lao-tzu, illuminated by his own poetic commentary.

Participant(s) Bio
Stephen Mitchell was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1943, educated at Amherst, the Sorbonne, and Yale, then de-educated through intensive Zen practice. His many books include the bestselling Tao Te Ching, The Gospel According to Jesus, Bhagavad Gita, The Book of Job, Meetings with the Archangel, and Gilgamesh.