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Master of Arts in Buddhist Studies
About MABS

Master of Arts in Buddhist Studies - About MABS

About MABS

Mission

Buddhist Studies is an emerging interdisciplinary field of study in our contemporary world. It becomes an important subset of religious studies. To promote this important field of Buddhist studies, the Graduate Division of Religious Studies of the Department of Cultural and Religious Studies (CRS) and the Center for the Study of Humanistic Buddhism (CSHB) launches a new programme of “Master of Arts in Buddhist Studies”. The programme promotes an understanding of the Mahāyāna Buddhism in its historical context and teachings and thoughts of its different schools. It also emphasizes a depth and breadth of understanding and a life-long learning of the Buddhist tradition.

 

The programme aims at providing students a systematic and comprehensive training on Buddhist Studies at postgraduate level. In addition to a historical study of the tradition, the programme will also engage students in a discussion of contemporary social issues. The programme adopts a multi-disciplinary approach that studies the Buddhist tradition from textual, philosophical, historical and ethical perspectives. The programme also strives to promote Buddhist studies on Humanistic Buddhism and to nurture Buddhist talents.

 

Our motto: Seeing humanity with compassion and wisdom

 

Teaching Staff

Teacher’s Name
Prof. Chen Chien-huang 陳劍鍠教授 
Prof. Venerable Huei Kai 慧開法師教授

Prof. Douglas Gildow

Prof. Huang Wei-shan 黃維珊教授

Prof. Ingram Evan Shea 易輝教授    
Prof. Kim Minku 金玟求教授

Prof. John Lagerwey 勞格文教授

Dr. Lok Wai Ying Irene 駱慧瑛博士

Prof. Tam Wai-lun 譚偉倫教授 
Dr. Tong Sau-lin 唐秀連博士
Prof. Venerable Yong-ben 永本法師教授

Dr. Xueyu 學愚博士
Prof. Yao Zhi-hua 姚治華教授

(The teaching staffs are listed in alphabetical order. Other teaching staff will be appointed.)