Skip to content
Start main Content

Faculty & Staff
Teaching Faculty

Faculty & Staff - Teaching Faculty

Prof. XUE Yu

Prof. XUE Yu

Professional Consultant

BA (Buddhist College of China);

MA, M.Phil ( Kaleniya, Sri Lanka); PhD (Iowa)


學愚教授曾就學於中國佛學院、斯里蘭卡肯拉尼亞大學、日本東京大學、美國普林斯頓大學和愛荷華大學,並曾任職於美國格林內爾大學院;主要從事原始佛教、中國佛教及人間佛教思想和歷史方面的研究。自2004 年開始,學愚教授任職於香港中文大學,2006 年獲中文大學傑出青年學者獎;2007 年獲法國遠東學院訪問學者獎;2007至2008 年間,身任哈佛大學訪問學者;2008 年任人間佛教研究中心主任,主編《人間佛教研究叢書》。2009 年11 月,他前往德國歌德學院進行了為期一個月的學術演講。他最近出版的作品包括《佛教、暴力與民族主義:抗日戰爭時期的中國佛教》(中文版,2011)、《人間佛教︰星雲大師如是說、如是行》(2011 )、《人間佛教的社會和政治參與》(2005)等。 


Xue Yu is Research Assistant Professor at the Department of Cultural and Religious Studies. He received his doctoral degree in Buddhist Studies from The University of Iowa, USA. Before joining CUHK in 2004, he taught in Grinnell College, USA. His academic areas and interests include Mahayana Buddhism, Chinese Buddhism, and the theological and historical dimensions of Humanistic Buddhism. In 2006, he was awarded Young Researcher Award by CUHK. In 2007, he was a visiting scholar at French School of Asian Studies (Ecole Francaise D’extreme-Orient), and he was a visiting scholar at the Harvard-Yenching Institute in America in 2007-2008. He was invited by Geothe Institute in German to deliver series lectures on Buddhism and Buddhist studies in November and December 2009. Currently, he serves as Director of the Centre for the Study of Humanistic Buddhism at CUHK. He is the chief editor of the Series of Study on Humanistic Buddhism. His recent publications include Buddhism, War, and Nationalism: Chinese Monks in the Struggle against Japanese Aggressions, 1931-1945 (New York: Routledge, 2005) and The Participation of Humanistic Buddhism in Society and Politics (Hong Kong, 2005).

Professional Qualifications:

 

1/1994 – 11/1995

Lecturer, College of Buddhist Studies, China

1/1994 – 11/1995

Assistant Researcher, Chinese Buddhist Cultural Research Institute, China

8/1998 - 7/1999

Research Assistant, University of Iowa, USA.

8/1998 - 6/2003

Teaching Assistant, University of Iowa.

8/2003 - 8/2004

Assistant Professor, Grinnell College, USA.

8/2004 - 4/2005

Instructor, CUHK

5/2005 - Present

Assistant  Professor, CUHK.

 

Research Specializations:

 

Buddhism and Contemporary Life

Comparative Studies of Buddhism and Christianity

Buddhism and Environment

Humanistic Buddhism and Engaged Buddhism

 

Research Grants:

 

Cleary International Dissertation Research Fellowships, USA, 2003.

Direct Grant for Research 2004-2005 (Project ID: 4450090)-(Buddhism and Contemporary Society in China)

Earmarked Research Grant (2006 RGC Ref. No. CUHK4697/05H)—(Heavenly Kingdom and Pure Land: Transformation of Their Interpretations in Republican China) (Co-I)

Direct Grant for Research 2005-2006 (Project ID: 4450131)—(Buddhism in China during the Korean War: 1950-1953). 

Direct Grant for Research 2006-07 (Project ID: 4450177)—(Comparative Studies on Engaged Buddhism and Humanistic Buddhism). 

Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange (蔣經國國際學術交流基金會). For the Project “International Conference on Comparative Study of Ritual in Chinese Local Society.” Project number: CS001-P-07. December 28, 2007. 

Direct Grant for Research 2007-08 (Project ID: 2010315) (Socialist Transformation of Buddhism in China: 1949-1966). 

GRF 2010-2011 (Project ID: 457110) (Buddhism in Socialist China: 1949-2008) (PI) 

Li Ka Shing Foundation, for  Wisdom for the World: Buddhism and Hong Kong Society Lecture Series, 2011

 

Awards:

 

The Young Research Award, 2006, the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

French School of Asian Studies (Exole Francaise D’extreme-Orient) visiting scholarship, May-July 2007.

Harvard-Yenching Institute Visiting Professor Award, 2007-2008.

Exemplary Research Achievement, the United College, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, December, 2007.

Scholars in Residence, Goethe-Institut, Munichen Germany, 2009.

 

Books

 
  1. ® [1]Buddhism, War, and Nationalism: Chinese Monks in the Struggle Against Japanese Aggression, 1931-1945. New York: Routledge, 2005. (Reviewed by John Kieschnick, University of Bristol, Buddhist Studies Review v. 22 p. 2, 2005: 208-210 )
    (Reviewed by Brooks Jessup, Department of History, University of California, Berkeley at the Journal of Buddhist Ethics, http:www.buddhistethics.org.)
  2. 《人間佛教的社會和政治參與》香港: 人間佛教研究中心 ,2005。(108 頁)
  3. ®《佛教、戰爭、民族主義》香港中文大學出版社,2011 。(431 頁)
  4. ®《人間佛教:星雲大師如是說、如是行》香港:中華書局,2011。(562 頁)

 

Articles in English:

 
  1. ® “Buddhism and the Justification of War with Focus on Chinese Buddhist Hisotry,” Buddhism and Violence: Militarism and Buddhism in Modern Asia, edited by Vladimir Tikhonov and Torkel Brekke, New York: Routledge, 2012: 194-208
  2. ® “Dialectical Centralism: Buddhist Response to the Controversy between Anthropocentrism and Eco-centrism,” in The International Journal for the Study of Humanistic Buddhism. The Chinese University Press, v. 2 (2012)
  3. ® “Humanity and Nature—Buddhist Reply to Contemporary Environmental Crisis,” International Journal for the Study of Humanistic Buddhism, The Chinese University of Hong Kong Press, (2011) i. 1, pp. 17-54.
  4. ® “Civil Society and Institutional Buddhism—Study on IBPS (HK) LTD,” in 《人間佛教及參與佛教的模式與展望》高雄:佛光山文教基金會, 2009: 295-328.
  5. Book Review: “China at War,” Asian Studies Review. (September) 2009, v. 33, pp: 381-83.
  6. ® “Buddhist Contribution to the Socialist Transformation of Buddhism in China-Activities of Ven. Juzan during 1949-1953,” Journal of Global Buddhism, v. 10 (2009), 217-254.
  7. ® “Buddhists in China during the Korean War: 1951-1953,” Buddhist Warfare. Michael Jerryson, ed., Oxford University Press, 2009: 131-156.
  8. “Introduction”, Ching Feng, New Series, V. 7, N. 1-2, 2006: 3-8.
  9. ® “Understanding Suffering from Buddhist and Christian Perspective” Ching Feng, New Series, v.7, n.1-2, 2006: 127-152.
  10. ® “Sharing Hope for the Solution of Religious Conflict from a Buddhist Perspective” in CTC Bulletin, vol. xxiii, No. 1 April 2007: 60-69.
  11. “Merit-Transfer and Life after Death in Buddhism.” Ching Feng, New Series 4.1 (2003), pp. 29-50.
  12. “The Buddhist-Christian Encounter in Modern China--Taixu’s Perspective on Christianity,” Ching Feng, (2004), pp.157-201.
  13. “Buddhism and War—Buddhist Activities during the Anti-Japanese War (1937-1945).” In Collection of International Conference for History, Seoul: Seoul National University, 2002, pp. 101-110.
  14. “Fotucheng”(232-348), in Phyllis G. Jestice, ed., Holy People of the World: A Cross-Cultural Encyclopedia. ABC CLIO, 2004, v.1, p.277.
  15. “Jianzhen” (Japanese Ganjin 688-763), in Phyllis G. Jestice, ed., Holy People of the World: A Cross-Cultural Encyclopedia. ABC CLIO, 2004, v.2, p.429.
  16. “Taixu” (1890-1947), in Phyllis G. Jestice, ed., Holy People of the World: A Cross-Cultural Encyclopedia. ABC CLIO, 2004, v.3, p.836.
  17. “Yang Wenhui” (1837-1911), in Phyllis G. Jestice, ed., Holy People of the World: A Cross-Cultural Encyclopedia. ABC CLIO, 2004, v.3, p.928.
  18. “Yixing” (683-727), in Phyllis G. Jestice, ed., Holy People of the World: A Cross-Cultural Encyclopedia. ABC CLIO, 2004, v.3, p.930.
  19. “Zhisheng” in Phyllis G. Jestice, ed., Holy People of the World: A Cross-Cultural Encyclopedia. ABC CLIO, 2004, v.3, p.939.

 

Articles in Chinese:

 
  1. 『早期僧團的建立』(The Establishment of Early Buddhist Sangha). 《法音》Voice of Dharma, n.9, 1995, pp: 11-17.
  2. 『婦女與佛教』(Women and Buddhism). 《廣西佛教》Guangxi fojiao, n.8, 1993, pp. 2-12.
  3. 『佛陀的生活』(The Life of the Buddha). 《佛教文化》Buddhist Culture, n.9, 1994, pp. 14-19.
  4. 『無我與輪迴』(Non-self and Rebirth). 《法音》Voice of Dharma, n.10, 1994, pp. 20-29.
  5.  ® 『從太虛大師對基督教態度的變化看近代中國的佛耶相遇』,吳言生等主編,《佛教與基督教對話》,中華書局,2005:102-117。
  6.  ® 『禪的超越性對人間佛教建設的啓示』《禪宗與人間佛教》,高雄:財團法人佛光山文教基金會,2006: 423-442。
  7.  ® 『太虛大師的民族主義與世界主義』, 《佛教傳統與當代文化》, 方立天、學愚 主編, 北京: 中華書局, 2006: 61-79。
  8.  ® 『菩薩律儀與戒律的現代建設』 《戒律的現代化意義研討會論文集》,高雄:僧伽大學, 2006:191-203 頁.
  9.  『總序』《佛教傳統與當代文化》,北京:中華書局,2007: 1-5。
  10.  ® 『星雲禪與人間佛教』《禪與人間佛教》,高雄:佛光山文教基金會,2007:19-50。
  11.  ® 『佛教對宗教和平建設的啟示』,《文學與宗教:孫昌武教授七十華年誕紀念文集》北京:宗教文化出版社,2007: 647-658。
  12.  ® 『宗教暴力根源初探:佛教對宗教和平建設的啟示』,《宗教的和平與衝突》,黎志添主編,中華書局,2007: 99-112。
  13.  ® 『佛教在民間—以僧伽大師弘化事迹為例』,《民間佛教研究》,北京:中華書局,2007: 97-116。
  14.  ® 『苦與苦滅─佛教和基督教的解讀』,《天國、淨土與人間:耶佛對話與社會關懷》,賴品超、學愚主編,北京:中華書局,2008:175-196。
  15.  ® 『佛法詮釋學與人間佛教的建立』《佛教與當代人文關懷》高雄:佛光山文教基金會,2008: 495-522。
  16.  『佛學模式轉換:“無我”與“如來藏”』劉有成、學愚主編《全球化下的佛教與民族》,北京:光明日報出版社,2011:4-21.
  17.  ® 『佛法詮釋學初探』黎志添主編《華人學術處境中的宗教研究—本土方法的探索》香港:三聯書店,2012: 134-157.
  18.  ®『佛教倫理與商品經濟』International Journal for the Study of Humanistic Buddhism, I. 3 (2012): 97-126.

 

Translations:

 
  1. Questions and Answers on General Knowledge of Buddhism (佛教常識答問 趙朴初 著). Singapore: Education Publication Society, 1991.
  2. 《覺者的生涯》(The Portrait of Buddha by J. Jayawaya) 北京:今日中國出版社, 1993.
  3. 《覺悟之路》(The Buddha and His Teachings by Narada). 濟南:山東人民出版社,1996,第1版;2007,第2版。

 

Conference Papers and Lectures (Chronologic Order)

 
  1. Merit-making and Merit-transferring in Chinese Buddhism. The Third Annual Buddhist Studies—Graduate Student Conference. University of Virginia, April 8, 2000.
  2. The Intermediate Existence and Merit Transfer. American Academic of Religion, Denver, November 15-19, 2001.
  3. Buddhism and War--Buddhist Activities during the Anti-Japanese War (1937-1945). Seoul 2002 International Conference for History, August 15-18, 2002.
  4. Sinicization of Buddhism, Grinnell College, Iowa, February 8, 2003.
  5. Invented Tradition: New Buddhism in the Early Nineteenth Century China. Conference on Modern Chinese Buddhism, Shanghai, October 12-15, 2003.
  6. Buddhist-Christian Encounter in Modern China: Taixu’s Perspective on Christianity. International Conference for Buddhist-Christian Dialogue, Xi’an, November 23-25, 2003.
  7. Buddhism in China: Buddhist Transmission and Development in Early Chinese History, The National Consortium for Teaching About Asia: A Seminar for Secondary History, Geography and World Literature Teachers. Iowa, February 7 2004.
  8. Japanese Buddhism: Its History and Culture. The National Consortium for Teaching about Asia: A Seminar for Secondary History, Geography and World Literature Teachers. Iowa, February 21 2004.
  9. Religion and Violence, New School, New York, 15 March 2004.
  10. 佛教慈悲殺生的再討論, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, December 2 2004.
  11. Violence and Nonviolence in Buddhism, The Baptist University of Hong Kong, January 17, 2005.
  12. 《佛教的社會應用:從太虛到星雲》,香港中文大學崇基學院,宗教與中國社會研究中心,2005年3月11日。
  13. 《宗教衝突根源初探─佛教破除‘我見’的理論對宗教和平建設的啟示》,宗教和平與沖突學術會議,香港中文大學,2005年11月.
  14. 《太虛大師的民族主義與世界主義》,兩岸三地佛教學術研討會, 2005年11月
  15. 《禪宗的超越性對人間佛教建設的啟示》,二00六年禪宗與人間佛教研討會,佛光山,2006年1月。
  16. “Gender and Buddhism,” Woman and Religion Panel Discussion, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, February 2006
  17. “Buddhist Review on Pain”—Critical Comments on “Body in Pain”. Faculty Seminar, Department of Cultural and Religious Studies, CUHK, March 24th, 2006.
  18. 《佛法在民間》,民間佛教學術研討會, 香港中文大學, 2006年5月.
  19. 《早期禪宗祖統的建立及其現代意義》,菩提達摩與禪宗文化研討會,廣州,2006年6月.
  20. 《近代佛教發展的兩次轉型-以參與佛教為例》,人間佛教研究一百年國際會議,武漢大學,2006年9月.
  21. “Sharing Hope for the Solution of Religious Conflict from Buddhist Perspective” The Sixth Congress of Asian Theologians, Hong Kong, 20-26, August 2006.
  22. “Buddhism in China during Korean War (1951-1953)” in the Panel of Buddhists in the Making of Twentieth Century Chinese Histories, AAS 2007, USA, Boston, April 2007.
  23. “Understanding Suffering from Buddhist and Christian Perspective” in 『天國、淨土與人間』-耶佛對話國際學術研討會,香港中文大學,2006年10月18~20日.
  24. 《菩薩律儀與戒律的現代建設》,戒律的現代化意義研討會,台灣:僧伽大學,2006年11月。
  25. 《僧團與社會—佛教布施倫理與社會實踐》,國際佛教大學第二届國際學術會議,馬來西亞檳城,2007年8月10~14日。
  26. 《仏法解釈学と人間仏教の建設》,淨土何處尋—人間淨土與西方淨土的對話國際學術研討會,日本武藏野女子大學,2007年11月23日。 
  27. “Activities of Chinese Buddhists during Korean War,” Harvard-Yenching Institute, Harvard University, December, 19.2007.
  28. 《居士佛教:過去、現在、與未來》,美國麻省菩薩學會文教中心,2007年10月。
  29. 《人間佛教與觀世音菩薩的信仰》,美國麻省菩提學會文教中心,2007年11月。
  30. 《普賢菩薩行願品的理論與實踐》,美國麻省普賢講堂,2007年12。
  31. 《佛法詮釋學與人間佛教的建立》,2008年人間佛教學術研討會,佛光大學、南華大學聯合舉辦,2008年3月13~18日。
  32. “Buddhist Contribution to the Socialist Transformation of Buddhism: 1949-1953,” International Conference on Buddhist Activism in Greater China, Oregon State University, April 25-27.2008.
  33. “Transformation of Institutional Buddhism: Study on IBPS (HK) LTD in Connection with the Idea of Civil Society”, XVth of Congress of International Association of Buddhist Studies. Emory University at Atlanta, Georgia, USA, June 23-28 2008.
  34. 《大乘佛教與小乘佛教》,香港理工大學,2008年11月10日。
  35. 《佛教的教育理念》,廣東肇慶大學,2008年12月4日。
  36. 《菩薩、慈悲與布施》,災難危機與佛慈善事業-第二届宗教與公益事業論壇,福建南普陀寺,2008年11月22~23日。
  37. Lecture Series on Chan/Zen Buddhism (altogether 8 lectures) for the students of Buddhist College, Foguan University, Gaoxiong. May 20-28, 2008.
  38. 《契理融合與契機創新》,第二届世界佛教論壇(無鍚-台北),2009年3月11~16日。
  39. 《佛教與當代社會:佛教在當代西方的發展》,廣東惠州元音古寺,2009年3月22日。
  40. “Buddhism and Civil Society”, in the International Conference on Humanistic Buddhism and Engaged Buddhism: Patterns and Prospects, Foguang University, Taiwan, May 18 to 24 2009.
  41. 《佛教與國家》,“愛國?愛教?-建國六十年來基督宗教與佛教的困惑與選擇”研討會,宗教與中國社會研究中心,香港中文大學,2009年10月19日。
  42. Buddhist Ethics, Polytechnology University, May 10, 2010.
  43. Hermeneutic of Buddhist Ecology, in the workshop of Buddhism and Environment, CUHK, 28-29, May, 2010.
  44. Buddhism for peace or Violence? Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut, Essen, Germany, June 8th 2010.
  45. Pure Mind and Pure Land: Buddhist Contribution to Ecology. Hamburg University, Germany, 15 June, 2010.
  46. Sacred and Profane: Buddhist Monastery and Natural Environment. Goethe Institute, Germany, 24, June, 2010.
  47. “Buddhism and Ecology in Chinese Text and Context,” in the workshop Climate Change in China and Idea on Nature and Environment in Chinese Cultural History, KWI. 26 June, 2010.
  48. “Dialectic Centralism: Buddhist Response to Anthropocentrism and Eco-Centrism,” The Ninth Asia New Humanity Conference, Shanghai Jiatong University, 14-16, Oct, 2011.
  49. 《慈悲與布施:佛教慈善初探》,宗教與慈善國際學術研討會,上海大學,2011年10月15~17日。
  50. 《僧伽大聖:佛法在人間的典範》,中國社會科學院,2011年11月6日。
  51. 《佛教與現代教育》,佛源老和尚與雲門寺學術研討會,中國人民大學佛教與宗教倫理研究所,2012年2月20日~22日。
  52. 《生活禪今論》佛教與當代文化建設學術研討會,西北大學佛教研究所、香港中華密教學會,2012年6月23日~25日。

 

Editor in Chief:

 
  1. 《人間佛教與當代倫理》香港:中華書局,2012。
  2. 《佛教與管理》北京:中國社會科學文獻出版社,2012。
  3. International Journal for the Study of Humanistic Buddhism, Hong Kong: The Chinese University of Hong Kong Press, (Launched in November 2011).
  4. 《出世與入世:佛教的現代關懷》,北京:中國社會科學出版社,2010。
  5. 《天國、淨土與人間:耶佛對話與社會關懷》中華書局,2008。
  6. 《人間佛教的理論與實踐》,北京:中華書局,2007。
  7. 《佛教傳統與當代社會》,北京:中華書局,2006。
  8. The Kingdom of God, the Pure land and the Human World. Christian Study Center on Chinese Religion and Culture, New Series, Volume 7, Numbers 1-2, 2006. 
  9. 《全球化下的佛教與民族》,北京:光明日報出版社,2011。 

 

Services

 
  1. Director, the Center for the Studies of Humanistic Buddhism, 2008~Present
  2. External Examiner for Ph. D Thesis: Kuan-Yinism and healing: Ethnographic Study of A Kuan Yin Sanctuary in Hong Kong,  Faculty of Social Sciences, the University of Hong Kong, June, 2006.
  3. External Reviewer for the application for the post of Assistant Professor on Religious Studies in Graduate Institute of Religious Studies, National Chengchi University (台灣國立政治大學), May 2007.
  4. Advisor to Buddhist Text Edition Committee, Tsz Ming Buddhist Center, Hong Kong. 2005~Present
  5. Academic Committee Member of Ching Chueh Sangha University, a branch of Mahachulalongkomrajavidyalaya University, Thai Land, 2006~present
  6. Researcher, Linshan College, Wuxi, China. 2007~present.
  7. External reviewer for the article 『從漢佛典看戒體說的源流』香港城市大學中國文化中心成立十周年編委會, March, 2008.
  8. 第二届世界佛教論壇“佛教的宗派融合”分壇主持(負責邀請、安排會議行程),江蘇無鍚-台灣台北,2009年3月25~4月2日。
  9. 籌劃和組織召開第一届、三届、三届、四屆、五屆、六屆“青年佛教學者研討會”分別於2006年7月,2007年7月,2008年7月,2009年7月,2010年12月,2011年8月在香港中文大學召開。
  10. 籌劃和組織四次兩岸四地佛教學術研討會:2006年11月,2007年12月,2009年12月,2010年8。
  11. 籌劃和組織“耶佛對話國際學術研討會”:2007年5月;2009年9月。
  12. 參與錄制《西藏並不神秘》十集電視紀錄片,亞洲電視台,2008年8月。
  13. Organizing the International Conference on Humanistic Buddhism and Engaged Buddhism, co-sponsored by Chinese University, Harvard University, Beijing University, and Foguan University, Gaoxiong, May 21-30, 2009,
  14. Supervising Budding Scholar Program and led 7 students to Waseda University for seven days (15-21, April, 2010)
  15. Examination Committee for MPhil Theses (據《攝真實論》及其《疏》探討佛教瑜伽行中觀派的“剎那滅理論) by Fong Lai Yan (方麗欣), Department of Philosophy, CUHK.