Schneewind, S. (2018). Shrines to living men in the Ming political cosmos. Cambridge, MA: Published by the Harvard University Asia Center. ISBN 9780674987142. Please see the publisher website for more information.
The Issue is Not the Issue: A Podcast with Hans-Georg Moeller and Dan Sarafinas https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfs0MY7rs8J6jWlCdneoPVQ Hans-Georg Moeller and Dan Sarafinas discuss contemporary debates on “political correctness” and related moral and social issues. They point to concepts such as virtue … Continue reading →
SUMMARY Heaven is Empty offers a new perspective on the relationship between religion and the creation of the first Chinese empires. Heaven Is Empty offers a new comparative perspective on the role of the sacred in the formation of China’s … Continue reading →
Hans-Georg Moeller and Dan Sarafinas discuss contemporary debates on “political correctness” and related moral and social issues. They point to concepts such as virtue speech (“virtue signalling”), civil religion, and the role of critique to better understand their nature. Episode 1–Virtue Speech: … Continue reading →
Vol. 46, no. 2 (November 2018) of the Journal of Chinese Religions is now online at https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/yjch20/current?nav=tocList. Read on for the Table of Contents, which includes reviews of Michael Ing’s The Vulnerability of Integrity in Early Confucian Thought and Geoffrey Redmond’s translation … Continue reading →
COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES, OBERLIN COLLEGE FACULTY TENURE TRACK POSITION AVAILABLE Title: East Asian Religions Job Summary: The East Asian Studies Program and Religion Department at Oberlin College invite applications for a full-time tenure track faculty position in East … Continue reading →
Larry Whitney at BU recently told me about fascinating videos of the Autumnal Sacrifice to Confucius at the Confucius temple in Tainan, Taiwan. Thomas A. Wilson video recorded the sacrifice in 1998 and it’s been posted on his website here.
Prof. Ted Slingerland writes… Some of you may know about our relatively new project, the Database of Religious History (DRH; www.religiondatabase.org). If you had contact with the project in our early days, it has evolved considerably in the last year or … Continue reading →