Warp And Weft: In Search Of The I-Ching

The majority of books available offer a translation of the I-Ching, often supplemented with a discussion on interpreting the answers received in divination. The level of accuracy varies, at best the historical background is partial, at worst, misleading.

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The majority of books available offer a translation of the I-Ching, often supplemented with a discussion on interpreting the answers received in divination. The level of accuracy varies, at best the historical background is partial, at worst, misleading. The Chinese have a saying 'if you want to understand a man, first understand his past'. 'Warp and Weft' traces the origins of the I-Ching and the ways in which the past has shaped our understanding of it, making the subject more accessible and understandable widening the readers' perception of this powerful and ancient divination tool.