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Prof. Douglas GILDOW

Prof. Douglas GILDOW

Assistant Professor

PhD, Princeton University

    • Intellectual History of Modern Buddhism
    • Contemporary Buddhist Education and Thought
    • Intersections of Chinese Buddhism and Folk Religion
    1. Coming to the Terms of Modern Chinese Buddhism, 1870-1950 (2021-23, with funding from the Hong Kong General Research Fund)
    2. Buddhist Monastic Education in Contemporary China (2020-21, with funding from the Khentse Foundation)
    3. Liang Qichao and Early Chinese Buddhist Modernism (2020-21, with funding from the CUHK Faculty of Arts)
    1. 2023. “Buddhism and the Social Order: Liang Qichao (1873-1929) and Modernist Buddhism” (佛教與社會秩序 ──梁啟超(1873-1929)與現代主義佛教). Journal of Chinese Buddhist Studies (中華佛學學報) 36, 105-161.
    2. 2020. “Questioning the Revival: Buddhist Monasticism in China Since Mao.” (關於佛教復興的質疑:後毛澤東時代的中國佛教僧侶狀況). Review of Religion and Chinese Society 7:1, 6-33.
    3. 2018. “Cai Yuanpei (1868-1940), Religion, and His Plan to Save China through Buddhism.” Asia Major Third Series 31:2, 107-148.
    4. 2014. “The Chinese Buddhist Ritual Field: Common Public Rituals in PRC Monasteries Today.” (中國的佛事場域──中華人民共和國佛寺常見的大眾儀式). Journal of Chinese Buddhist Studies (中華佛學學報). 27, 59-127.
    5. 2014. “西方學術界對禪宗‘東山法脈‘的研究.” (A review of Anglophone scholarship on the Chan East Mountain Lineage). 佛學研究 (Buddhist Studies) 22, 350-58.
    6. 2006. “Flesh Bodies, Stiff Corpses, and Gathered Gold: Mummy Worship, Corpse Processing, and Mortuary Ritual in Contemporary Taiwan.” Journal of Chinese Religions 33, 1-37.