LIST OF PUBLICATIONS

Philip Clart

柯若樸

 

1. Books

* Die Religionen Chinas. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht Verlag, 2009. ISBN 978-3-8252-3260-3. (To order go to the publisher's website.)

* Han Xiangzi: The Alchemical Adventures of a Daoist Immortal. Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press, 2007. (To order go to the publisher's website. )

 

2. Edited Books

* Ming-Qing yilai shanshu congbian (chuji) 明清以來善書叢編 初輯. Edited with Wang Chien-chuan 王見川, Hou Chong 侯沖, and Fan Chunwu 范純武. Taipei: Xinwenfeng, 2018. (18 vols.) ISBN 978-957-17-2293-1.

* 100 Jahre Ostasiatisches Institut an der Universität Leipzig, 1914-2014. Edited with Steffi Richter & Martin Roth. Leipzig: Leipziger Universitätsverlag, 2016. ISBN 978-3-96023-043-4.

* Religious Publishing and Print Culture in Modern China: 1800-2012. Edited with Gregory Adam Scott. Boston, Berlin: De Gruyter, 2015. ISBN 978-1-61451-499-2.

* Chinese and European Perspectives on the Study of Chinese Popular Religions / 中國民間宗教、民間信仰研究之中歐視角. Taipei: Boyang Publishing 博揚文化, 2012. ISBN 978-986-6543-66-1. (See Editor's Introduction and table of contents here.)

* Die Religionen Chinas: Reader. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht Verlag, 2009. ISBN 978-3-525-03919-9. (E-book)

* The People and the Dao: New Studies of Chinese Religions in Honour of Daniel L. Overmyer. Edited with Paul Crowe. Sankt Augustin: Institut Monumenta Serica, 2009. ISBN 978-3-8050-0557-9. (To order go to the publisher's website.)

* Religion in Modern Taiwan: Tradition and Innovation in a Changing Society. Edited with Charles B. Jones. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 2003. (To read the "Introduction" and to order go to the publisher's website.)

 

3. Graduate Theses

* "The Ritual Context of Morality Books: A Case-Study of a Taiwanese Spirit-Writing Cult." Ph.D. dissertation, University of British Columbia, 1996. 549 pp. (Ottawa: National Library of Canada/Bibliothèque nationale du Canada, 1997. ISBN: 0-612-19565-1. University Microfilms International, Inc., order number: ADGNN19565)

* "Ritual und Familie bei Sima Guang (1019-1086)." ["Ritual and Family in the Thought of Sima Guang (1019-1086)", in German], M.A. thesis, University of Bonn, 1989. 199 pp.

 

4. Articles (underlined items are available for free download)

* “Popular Religion and Prognostication.” In Mantic Arts in China (II). Edited by Michael Lackner and Zhao Lu. Leiden: Brill, forthcoming in 2019.

* "East and West in Leipzig-A Preface to this Collection." NotaBene 44 (2019): http://notabene-bg.org/read.php?id=840.

* “Competition, Entrepreneurship, and Network Formation among Taiwanese Spirit-Writing Cults.” In Jindai Huaren zongjiao huodong yu minjian wenhua: Song Guangyu jiaoshou jinian wenji 近代華人宗教活動與民間文化----宋光宇教授紀念文集, edited by Li Shi-wei 李世偉, 107-163. Taipei: Boyang, 2019.

* “Intertextual Relationships between Ming Period Dramas and Novels: Two Examples from the Han Xiangzi Narrative Complex.” In Di er jie zongjiao shijian yu wenxue chuangzuo yu Zhongguo zongjiao wenxue shi bianzhuan guoji xueshu yantaohui lunwenji 第二屆宗教實踐與文學創作暨《中國宗教文學史》編撰國際學術研討會論文集, edited by Wu Guangzheng 吳光正 and Miaofan fashi 妙凡法師, vol. 3, 393-403. Kaohsiung: Foguang chubanshe, 2019.

* (with Christoph Kleine). “Part VII: Religion and Religious Movements: Introduction.” In The Routledge Handbook of Transregional Studies, edited by Matthias Middell, 425-427. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, 2019.

* "The Mingxin baojian 明心寶鑑 (Precious Mirror for Enlightening the Mind) and Its Transmission in the West." In Ming-Qing yilai shanshu congbian (chuji) 明清以來善書叢編 初輯. Edited with Wang Chien-chuan 王見川, Hou Chong 侯沖, and Fan Chunwu 范純武, vol. 1, 13-29. Taipei: Xinwenfeng, 2018.

* “Yīguàn Dào.” In Handbook of East Asian New Religious Movements, edited by Lukas Pokorny & Franz Winter, 429-450. Leiden: E.J. Brill, 2018.

* “Migrating Buddhas and Global Confucianism: The Transnational Space-Making of Taiwanese Religious Organizations.” Working paper series des SFB 1199 an der Universität Leipzig, Nr. 8. Leipzig: Leipziger Universitätsverlag, 2017. (Co-authored with Nikolas Broy and Jens Reinke).

* “德國萊比錫大學漢學研究的歷史、現況與未來/ Chinese Studies at the University of Leipzig, Germany: Past, Present, and Future.” Hanxue yanjiu tongxun 漢學研究通訊 36, no. 4 (2017): 41-44. (Translated by Han Cheng-hua 韓承樺)

* “Han Xiangzi 韩湘子 in Popular Literature of the Qing Period: A Preliminary Investigation of the Hanxian baozhuan 韩仙宝传.” In Duoyuan yiti de Huaren zongjiao yu wenhua: Su Qinghua boshi huajia jinian lunwenji 多元一体的华人宗教与文化——苏庆华博士花甲纪念论文集/ Diversity in Unity: Studies of Chinese Religion & Culture: A Festschrift in Honour of Dr. Soo Khin Wah on His Sixtieth Birthday, edited by Yan Jiajian 嚴家建, 367-411. Sg. Buloh, Selangor: The Malaya Press 马来亚文化事业有限公司, 2017.

* “Eduard Erkes und die Leipziger Forschung zur chinesischen Religionsgeschichte.” In 100 Jahre Ostasiatisches Institut an der Universität Leipzig, 1914-2014, edited by Steffi Richter, Philip Clart, and Martin Roth, 71-91. Leipzig: Leipziger Universitätsverlag, 2016.

* "Einleitung." In 100 Jahre Ostasiatisches Institut an der Universität Leipzig, 1914-2014, edited by Steffi Richter, Philip Clart, and Martin Roth, 9-21. Leipzig: Leipziger Universitätsverlag, 2016. (Co-authored with Steffi Richter)

* “New Technologies and the Production of Religious Texts in China, 19th to 21st Century.” In Modern Chinese Religion II, 1850-2015, edited by Vincent Goossaert, Jan Kieley, and John Lagerwey, vol.1, 560-578. Leiden: E.J. Brill, 2016.

* (With Gregory Scott) “Introduction: Print Culture and Religion in Chinese History.” In Religious Publishing and Print Culture in Modern China: 1800-2012, edited by Philip Clart & Gregory Adam Scott, 1-15. Boston, Berlin: De Gruyter, 2015.

* “Religion und Religionspolitik in China: Historische Grundlagen und aktuelle Perspektiven.” In Länderbericht China, ed. Doris Fischer & Christoph Müller-Hofstede, 607-640. Bonn: Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung, 2014.

* “Conceptualizations of ‘Popular Religion’ in Recent Research in the People’s Republic of China.” In Yanjiu xin shijie: “Mazu yu Huaren minjian xinyang” guoji yantaohui lunwenji 研究新視界:媽祖與華人民間信仰國際研討會論文集, edited by Wang Chien-chuan 王見川, Li Shiwei 李世偉, Hong Yingfa 洪瑩發, 391-412. Taipei: Boyang 博揚文化, 2014.

* “Transfer: Philologie.” In: Sinologie und Chinastudien: Eine Einführung, edited by Stefan Kramer, 61-72. Tübingen: Narr Verlag, 2013.

* “'Religious Ecology’ as a New Model for the Study of Religious Diversity in China.” In: Religious Diversity in Chinese Thought, edited by Perry Schmidt-Leukel & Joachim Gentz, 187-199. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.

* “Mediums and the New Media: The Impact of Electronic Publishing on Temple and Moral Economies in Taiwanese Popular Religion.“ Journal of Sinological Studies 漢學研究學刊 3 (2012): 127-141.

* “Parteikader und Drachenkönige: Niedergang und Rückkehr der Volksreligion in der Volksrepublik China.“ In Religionen und gesellschaftlicher Wandel in China, edited by Iwo Amelung & Thomas Schreijäck, 129-142. Munich: Iudicium, 2012.

* “Chinese Popular Religion.” In The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Chinese Religions, edited by Randall Nadeau, 219-235. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2012. Chinese translation in Wenhua yichan 文化遺產/Cultural Heritage 6/2013: 18-26. (ISSN 1674-0890)

* “Anchoring Guanyin: Appropriative Strategies in a New Phoenix Hall Scripture.” Min-su ch’ü-i 民俗曲藝/ Journal of Chinese Theatre, Ritual and Folklore, no. 173 (2011): 101-128.

* “Introduction.” In The People and the Dao: New Studies of Chinese Religions in Honour of Daniel L. Overmyer, edited by Philip Clart & Paul Crowe, 9-21. Sankt Augustin: Institut Monumenta Serica, 2009.

* “Merit beyond Measure: Notes on the Moral (and Real) Economy of Religious Publishing in Taiwan.” In The People and the Dao: New Studies in Chinese Religions in Honour of Daniel L. Overmyer, edited by Philip Clart & Paul Crowe, 127-142. Sankt Augustin: Institut Monumenta Serica, 2009.

* "The Eight Immortals between Daoism and Popular Religion: Evidence from a New Sprit-Written Scripture." In Foundations of Daoist Ritual: A Berlin Symposium, edited by Florian C. Reiter, 84-106. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2009.

* "The Relationship of Myth and Cult in Chinese Popular Religion: Some Remarks on Han Xiangzi." Xingda zhongwen xuebao 興大中文學報 23 (2008): 479-513. (Supplementary issue, zengkan 增刊)

* "The Concept of Ritual in the Thought of Sima Guang (1019-1086)." In: Perceptions of Antiquity in Chinese Civilization, edited by Dieter Kuhn & Helga Stahl, 237-252. Heidelberg: edition forum, 2008.

* "The Concept of 'Popular Religion' in the Study of Chinese Religions: Retrospect and Prospects." In The Fourth Fu Jen University Sinological Symposium: Research on Religions in China: Status quo and Perspectives, edited by Zbigniew Wesolowski, SVD, 166-203. Xinzhuang: Furen Daxue chubanshe, 2007. Reprinted in: Critical Readings on Religions in China, edited by Vincent Goossaert (Leiden: Brill, 2012), 359-410.

* "The Image of Jesus Christ in a Chinese Inclusivist Context: I-kuan Tao's Christology and its Implications for Interreligious Dialogue." In Zongjiao, wenxue yu rensheng 宗教、文學與人生, edited by Chung Yun-Ying 鍾雲鶯, 279-313. Chungli: Yuanzhi Daxue Zhongwenxi, 2006.

* "Generals, Pigs, and Immortals: Views and Uses of History in Chinese Morality Books." Journal of Ritual Studies 19, no. 1 (2005): 99-113. (Special issue: "Asian Ritual Systems: Syncretisms and Ruptures", edited by Pamela J. Stewart & Andrew Strathern). This article was republished in Asian Ritual Systems: Syncretisms and Ruptures, ed. Pamela J. Stewart & Andrew Strathern (Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press, 2007), 209-238.

* "The Role of Jesus in Chinese Popular Sects." In The Chinese Face of Jesus Christ (vol.3), edited by Roman Malek. Monumenta Serica Monograph Series No. 50/3 (St. Augustin: Institut Monumenta Serica; Nettetal: Steyler Verlag, 2007), 1315-1333. Chinese translation (by Soo Khin Wah): "Yesu zai Huaren minjian zongjiao zhong banyan de jiaose 耶穌在華人宗教中扮演的角色." Taiwan zongjiao yanjiu tongxun 臺灣宗教研究通訊 5(2003): 237-258.

* "Confucius and the Mediums: Is There a 'Popular Confucianism'?"T'oung Pao: International Journal of Chinese Studies 89, no.1-3 (2003): 1-38.

* "Moral Mediums: Spirit-Writing and the Cultural Construction of Chinese Spirit-Mediumship." Ethnologies 25, no. 1(2003): 153-190.

* "Chinese Tradition and Taiwanese Modernity: Morality Books as Social Commentary and Critique." In Religion in Modern Taiwan: Tradition and Innovation in a Changing Society, edited by Philip Clart & Charles B. Jones, 84-97. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 2003.

* "'Minjian Rujiao' gainian zhi shitan: yi Taiwan Ruzong Shenjiao wei li 「民間儒教」概念之試探:以臺灣儒宗神教為例." [A tentative investigation of the concept of "Popular Confucianism", using Taiwan's Divine Teachings of the Confucian Tradition as an example (in Chinese)]. Jindai Zhongguoshi yanjiu tongxun 近代中國史研究通訊 (Newsletter for Modern Chinese History), no.34 (2002): 31-38.

* "Opening the Wilderness for the Way of Heaven: A Chinese New Religion in the Greater Vancouver Area." Journal of Chinese Religions 28 (2000): 127-144. Bilingual version re-published in Yiguandao xue yanjiu 一貫道學研究, vol. 3: Guowai Yiguandao yanjiu 國外一貫道研究 (part 1), edited by Lin Rongze 林榮澤, 363-410 (Xinbei: Yiguan yili bianjiyuan, 2017).

* (with Soo Khin Wah 蘇慶華), "Bibliography of Western Language Publications on Chinese Popular Religion for the Year 1995." Minjian zongjiao 民間宗教 3 (1997): 397-407.

* "The Phoenix and the Mother: The Interaction of Spirit-Writing Cults and Popular Sects in Taiwan." Journal of Chinese Religions 25 (1997): 1-32.

* "Sects, Cults, and Popular Religion: Aspects of Religious Change in Post-War Taiwan." British Columbia Asian Review 9 (Winter 1995/1996): 120-163.

* "The Birth of a New Scripture: Revelation and Merit Accumulation in a Taiwanese Spirit-Writing Cult." British Columbia Asian Review 8 (Winter 1994/1995): 174-203. (A modified Chinese version of this article appeared as "Yi bu xin jingdian de chansheng: Taiwan luantang zhong de qishi yu gongde 一部新經典的產生:臺灣鸞堂中的啟示與功德," in Minjian zongjiao 民間宗教 1 (1995): 93-116.

* "The Protestant Ethic Analogy in the Study of Chinese History. On Yü Ying-shih's Zhongguo jinshi zongjiao lunli yu shangren jingshen." British Columbia Asian Review 6 (1992): 6-31.

 

5. Encyclopedia Articles

* “Foguangshan,” “Taiwan,” “Li,” “Qigong.” In: Encyclopedia of Global Religion, edited by Wade Clark Roof and Mark Juergensmeyer. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publ., 2012. Pp. 406, 701, 1038-1039, 1258-1260.

* "China." In: Robert Wuthnow [ed.], Encyclopedia of Politics and Religion. Second Edition. Washington, D.C.: Congressional Quarterly Books, 2007. Pp. 126-130.

* "Taiwan." In: Religion in Geschichte und Gegenwart (4th edition). Tübingen: J.C.B.Mohr (Paul Siebeck), 2005. Vol.8, pp. 12-14.

* "Yiguan Dao". In: Edward Davis [ed.], Encyclopedia of Contemporary Chinese Culture. London, New York: Routledge, 2005. Pp.699-700.

* "Folk Religion, China" & "Syncretic Sects, Three Teachings". In: Robert E. Buswell, Jr. [ed.], Encyclopedia of Buddhism. New York: Macmillan, 2004. Pp. 290-291, 813-814.

* "Konfuzianismus im 20 Jahrhundert", "Konfuzianismus außerhalb Chinas", "Religiöse Elemente im Konfuzianismus.": In: Religion in Geschichte und Gegenwart (4th edition). Tübingen: J.C.B.Mohr (Paul Siebeck), 2001. Vol.4, pp.1568-1572.

* “Yuhuang Dadi”, “Tudi Gong”, “Baosheng Dadi”, “Caishen”, “Ceshen”, “Menshen”, “Tâng-ki/jitong”, “Taoism and Popular Sects”. In Encyclopedia of Taoism, edited by Fabrizio Pregadio. London, New York: Routledge, 2008. Pp. 150-152, 218, 243, 245, 744-745, 964-966, 999-1000, 1197-1198.

* "Three in One Religion (San-i Chiao)", "Divine Teachings of the Confucian Tradition (Ju-tsung Shen-chiao)", "Way of Former Heaven (Hsien-t'ien Tao) Sects." In: Michael Pye and Elliott Shaw [eds.], Overview of World Religions, http://philtar.ucsm.ac.uk/encyclopedia/.

* "China." In: Robert Wuthnow [ed.], Encyclopedia of Politics and Religion. Washington, D.C.: Congressional Quarterly Books, 1998. Pp.122-127.

 

6. Book Reviews

* Barend J. ter Haar, Guan Yu: The Religious Afterlife of a Failed Hero. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies 80, no. 1 (2020): forthcoming.

* Wei-Ping Lin, Materializing Magic Power: Chinese Popular Religion in Villages and Cities. Harvard-Yenching Institute Monograph Series 97. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Asia Center, 2016. History of Religions 58, no. 1 (2018): 89-91.

* Barend J. ter Haar, Practicing Scripture: A Lay Buddhist Movement in Late Imperial China. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, 2014. T’oung Pao 102, nos.1-3 (2016): 258-261.

* Mark R.E. Meulenbeld, Demonic Warfare: Daoism, Territorial Networks, and the History of a Ming Novel. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, 2015. Asiatische Studien/Études asiatiques 70, no. 1 (2016): 291-295.

* Wolfgang Ommerborn, Zwischen Sakralem und Säkularem: Bedeutung und Entwicklung religiöser Begriffe und Praktiken in China bis zur Han-Zeit. Bochum, Freiburg: projektverlag, 2012. Religious Studies Review 40, no.4 (2014): 232.

* Gene Cooper, The Market and Temple Fairs of Rural China: Red Fire (London & New York: Routledge, 2012). Religious Studies Review 39.3 (2013): 195-196.

* Dan Smyer Yü, The Spread of Tibetan Buddhism in China: Charisma, Money, Enlightenment (London & New York: Routledge, 2012). Religious Studies Review 39.3 (2013): 198.

* Maria Jaschok & Shui Jingjun, Women, Religion, and Space in China: Islamic Mosques & Daoist Temples, Catholic Convents & Chinese Virgins (London, New York: Routledge, 2011). Religious Studies Review 39.2 (2013): 130.

* Christopher Marsh, Religion and the State in Russia and China: Suppression, Survival, and Revival (New York and London: Continuum, 2011). Monumenta Serica 60 (2012): 557-561.

* Wilt Idema, The White Snake and Her Son: A Translation of The Precious Scroll of Thunder Peak with Related Texts (Indianapolis: Hackett, 2009). H-Net Reviews, October 2011: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=29763.

* Robert Ford Campany, Making Transcendents: Ascetics and Social Memory in Early Medieval China (Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press, 2009). China Review International 18.2 (2012): 163-165.

* Richard Madsen, Democracy’s Dharma: Religious Renaissance and Political Development in Taiwan (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2007). China Review International 18.2 (2012): 214-217.

* Rebecca Nedostup, Superstitious Regimes: Religion and the Politics of Chinese Modernity (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Asia Center, distributed by Harvard University Press, 2009). Chinese Studies/Hanxue yanjiu 29.3 (2011): 331-336.

* Shuk-wah Poon, Negotiating Religion in Modern China: State and Common People in Guangzhou, 1900-1937 (Hong Kong: The Chinese University Press, 2011). Monumenta Serica 59 (2011): 578-580.

* Karl-Fritz Daiber. Konfuzianische Transformationen: Eine religiöse Tradition in der Moderne Indonesiens, der Philippinen, Vietnams und Südkoreas (Berlin: LIT Verlag, 2010). Zeitschrift für Religionswissenschaft 19, no. 1-2 (2011): 267-268.

* Matthew V. Wells, To Die and Not Decay: Autobiography and the Pursuit of Immortality in Early China (Ann Arbor, MI: Association for Asian Studies, 2009). Religious Studies Review 37.2 (2011): 151-152.

* Soo Khin Wah (Su Qinghua), Ma-Xin Huaren yanjiu: Su Qinghua lunwen xuanji (di er juan) 馬新華人研究:蘇慶華論文選集(第二卷)/ Chinese in Malaysia and Singapore: Selected Essays (Vol.II) by Dr. Soo Khin Wah (Seri Kembangan, Selangor: United Publishing, 2009). Nanyang xuebao 南洋學報/Journal of the South Seas Society 65 (2011): 155-157.

* Vincent Durand-Dastès, La Conversion de l’Orient: une pérégrination didactique de Bodhidharma (Mélanges chinois et bouddhiques XXIX; Brussels: Institut Belge des Hautes Études Chinoises, 2008). In Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies 73 (2010): 134-135.

* Vincent Goossaert, The Taoists of Peking, 1800-1949: A Social History of Urban Clerics (Cambridge, MA: published by the Harvard University Asia Center and distributed by Harvard University Press, 2007). History of Religions 48.4 (2009): 318-319.

* Xiao-bin Ji, Politics and Conservatism in Northern Song China: The Career and Thought of Sima Guang (A.D. 1019-1086). Hong Kong: The Chinese University Press, 2005. In Monumenta Serica: Journal of Oriental Studies 55 (2007): 550-553.

* Edith Franke & Michael Pye (ed.), Religionen Nebeneinander. Modelle religiöser Vielfalt in Ost- und Südostasien. Berlin: Lit-Verlag, 2006. (Vol. 2 of the series "Religiöse Gegenwart Asiens"). In: Zeitschrift für Religionswissenschaft 07/1(2007): 91-92.

* James M. Hargett, Stairway to Heaven: A Journey to the Summit of Mount Emei (Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2006). In: Religious Studies Review 32.4 (2006): 272.

* Adam Yuet Chau, Miraculous Response: Doing Popular Religion in Contemporary China (Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 2006). In: Religious Studies Review 32.4 (2006): 271.

* Xiaofei Kang, The Cult of the Fox: Power, Gender, and Popular Religion in Late Imperial and Modern China (New York: Columbia University Press, 2006). In: China Review International 13(2006)1: 136-141.

* Donald S. Sutton, Steps of Perfection: Exorcistic Performers and Chinese Religion in Twentieth-Century Taiwan (Cambridge, MA: published by the Harvard University Asia Center and distributed by Harvard University Press, 2003). In: Monumenta Serica: Journal of Oriental Studies 53(2005): 520-523.

* Edward L. Davis, Society and the Supernatural in Song China. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 2001. In: History of Religions 44(2005)4: 357-358.

* Marcus Bingenheimer, Der Mönchsgelehrte Yinshun (*1906) und seine Bedeutung für den Chinesisch-Taiwanischen Buddhismus im 20. Jahrhundert (Heidelberg: edition forum, 2004). H-Buddhism, 19 March 2005. http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.cgi?path=74031117054490

* Alessandro Dell'Orto, Place and Spirit in Taiwan: Tudi Gong in the Stories, Strategies and Memories of Everyday Life. New York, London: Routledge/Curzon, 2002. In: Journal of Asian Studies 63(2004)2: 492-493.

* Marc L. Moskowitz, The Haunting Fetus: Abortion, Sexuality, and the Spirit World in Taiwan. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 2001. In: Journal of Asian Studies 61(2002)4: 1351-1352.

* Stephan Feuchtwang, Popular Religion in China: The Imperial Metaphor. Richmond: Curzon Press, 2001. In: Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute (Incorporating Man) 8 (2002)1: 169-170.

* Barend J. ter Haar, Ritual and Mythology of the Chinese Triads: Creating an Identity. Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1998. In: Journal of Chinese Religions 27 (1999): 174-175.

* Terry Kleeman, Great Perfection: Religion and Ethnicity in a Chinese Millennial Kingdom. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1998. In: Asian Folklore Studies 58 (1999) 1: 258-259.

* Rainer Schwarz [trsl.], Chinesische Geistergeschichten. Frankfurt a.M.: Insel Verlag, 1997. In: Orientierungen 2/1998: 159-163.

* Pu Wenqi 濮文起 [ed.], Zhongguo minjian mimi zongjiao cidian 中國民間秘密宗教辭典. Chengdu: Sichuan Cishu Chubanshe, 1996. In: Journal of Chinese Religions 26 (1998): 204-205.

* Paul R. Katz, Demon Hordes and Burning Boats. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1995. In: Asian Folklore Studies 56 (1997)1: 179-181.

* Kam Louie & Louise Edwards [transl.], Censored by Confucius: Ghost Stories by Yuan Mei. Armonk, 1996. In: Pacific Affairs 69 (1996)3: 408-409.

* David Johnson [ed.], Ritual and Scripture in Chinese Popular Religion. Five Studies. Berkeley 1995. In: Journal of Asian Studies 55 (1996)1: 150-152.

* Johanna Pennarz, Mazu, Macht und Marktwirtschaft. Munich: Akademischer Verlag München, 1992. In: Bochumer Jahrbuch zur Ostasienforschung 17 (1993): 229-231.

 

7. Translations

* “The Xiantiandao and Publishing in the Guangzhou-Hong Kong Area from the Late Qing to the 1930s: The Case of the Morality Book Publisher Wenzaizi.” In Religious Publishing and Print Culture in Modern China: 1800-2012, edited by Philip Clart & Gregory Adam Scott, 187-231. Boston, Berlin: De Gruyter, 2015. English translation of Yau Chi-on’s 游子安 article “Qingmo zhi 1930 niandai Yue-Gang diqu Xiantiandao yu chuban: cong Wenzaizi shanshufang shuoqi 清末至1930年代粵港地區先天道與出版:從文在茲善書坊說起."

* “The White Dragon Hermitage and the Spread of the Eight Generals Procession Troupe in Taiwan.” In The People and the Dao: New Studies of Chinese Religions in Honour of Prof. Daniel L. Overmyer, edited by Philip Clart & Paul Crowe, 283-302. Sankt Augustin: Institut Monumenta Serica, 2009. English translation of Wang Chien-ch’uan’s 王見川 article “Bailong An yu Bajiajiang zai Taiwan de liuchuan 白龍庵與八家將在臺灣的流傳.”

* "The Daoist Priesthood and Secular Society: Two Aspects of Postwar Taiwanese Daoism," by Lee Fong-mao. In Religion in Modern Taiwan: Studies of Religious Tradition and Innovation in a Changing Society, edited by Philip Clart & Charles B. Jones, 125-157. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 2003. English translation of Lee Fong-mao's 李豐楙 essay "Huoju yu shisu: Zhanhou Taiwan Daojiao de liang ge mianxiang--yi Taiwan zhongbu de daotan daoshi wei li 火居與世俗:戰後臺灣道教的兩個面相--以臺灣中部的道壇道士為例."

* (with Soo Khin Wah 蘇慶華), "1948 nian yu Beijing juxing de yi ci mimi zongjiao fuji 1948年於北京舉行的一次秘密宗教扶乩." Minjian zongjiao 民間宗教 2 (1996): 105-112. (Chinese translation of W.A. Grootaers, "Une séance de spiritisme dans une religion secrète à Péking en 1948." Mélanges chinois et bouddhiques 9 (1948-51): 92-98.)

* "Translator's Preface" and partial English translation of Zhengzong shenji shuhua ce 正宗神乩書畫冊 ("Spirit-Calligraphy and Painting"). Taipei: Society for Spirit-Calligraphy and Painting of the Orthodox School, 1995.

 

8. Conference Papers and Other Manuscripts

* “Divination and Digital Humanities: On the Construction and Utilization of a Database of Taiwanese Temple Oracles.” Lecture in the Asian Studies Seminar, University of Edinburgh, February 12, 2019.

* “德国莱比锡大学现行有关中国宗教研究.“ Paper presented at the conference “现代中国宗教研究工作坊,”Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing, June 29, 2018.

* “人神问答”数据库的创建及数据分析初探——以台湾《鸾友》杂志为例.” Paper presented at the conference “2018关公文化国际学术前沿论坛,” Beijing, June 26, 2018.

* “臺灣的宗教博物館.” Paper presented at the Center for Chinese Studies, National Central Library,Taipei, 8 November 2017.

* “He Kesi / Eduard Erkes (1891-1957) yu qi youguan Zhongguo zongjiao zhi yanjiu 何可思 Eduard Erkes(1891-1958)与其有关中国宗教之研究.“ Paper presented at the “International Forum on Laozi and Taoist Culture,” Guoyang 涡阳 (Anhui province), 25-27 March 2017.

* “Confucius Institutes and Chinese Public Diplomacy: Aims, Issues, and Practice.” Lecture given at Schwarzman College, Tsinghua University (Beijing), 9 March 2017. Also at Foreign Correspondents Club of China, Beijing branch, Danish Embassy, 16 March 2017.

* “Contemporary Chinese Religions and the Challenge of Religious Diversity.” Keynote speech given at the international workshop “New Religious Nationalism in Chinese Societies,” IIAS, Leiden, 21 – 22 April 2016.

* “Eduard Erkes und die Leipziger Forschung zur chinesischen Religionsgeschichte.“ Paper presented at the conference “100 Jahre Ostasiatisches Institut an der Universität Leipzig,” Leipzig University, 1 December 2014. Expanded and revised English version (“Eduard Erkes and German Scholarship on Chinese Religions in the First Half of the 20th Century”) presented in the China Research Seminar, University of Cambridge, 25 February 2015.

* “Philologie und Ethnographie in der chinesischen Religionsforschung: eine Fallstudie.” Paper presented at the workshop “Die deutschsprachigen Chinastudien und die chinesischsprachigen Deutschlandstudien,” Universität zu Köln, 15 November 2014.

* “Text and Context in the Study of Spirit-Writing Cults.” Paper presented at the international conference on “Text and Context: Redemptive Societies and New Religious Movements in Modern and Contemporary China and Southeast Asia,” University of Hong Kong, 8 November 2014.

* “Han Xiangzi in Popular Literature of the Qing Period: A Preliminary Investigation of the Han xian baozhuan.” Paper presented at the conference "Wenxue: kuaxueke zhi keneng 文學:跨學科之可能," Guangzhou University 廣州大學, 6 November 2014.

* “Deguo Laibixi Daxue Dongya yanjiusuo Hanxue xi lishi yan’ge 德國萊比錫大學東亞研究所漢學系歷史沿革." Lecture given at Guangzhou University 廣州大學, 4 November 2014.

* “Intertextual Relationships between Ming Period Dramas and Novels: Two Examples from the Han Xiangzi Narrative Complex.” Paper presented at the conference "Zongjiao shijian yu wenxue chuangzuo ji Zhongguo zongjiao wenxueshi bianzhuan guoji yantaohui 宗教實踐與文學創作暨《中國宗教文學史》編撰國際研討會," Foguangshan 佛光山, 10 January 2014.

* “Elite Messianism in Late Imperial China?” Paper presented at the workshop “Eschatologies in Chinese Religious History,” EPHE, Paris, 10 April 2014.

* “Competition, Entrepreneurship, and Network Formation among Taiwanese Spirit-Writing Cults.” Lecture given at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Göttingen, 5 November 2013. A revised version was given the University of Cambridge China Research Seminar, 12 March 2014.

* "Some Reflections on Morality Books as Sources in the History and Anthropology of Chinese Religions." Paper presented at the conference "Wenhua yu kexue de yanzou: jindai Zhongguo jiushi tuanti, xinyang wenhua de fazhan yu weilai," Foguang University, Yilan (Taiwan), 2 October 2012.

* “Institutional Authority and Divine Legitimation in Taiwanese Spirit-writing Cults.” Paper presented at the 1st World Congress of Taiwan Studies, Academia Sinica, Taipei, 26-28 April 2012.

* “’Religious Ecology’ as a New Model for the Study of Religious Diversity in China.“ Paper for the conference ”Religious Diversity in Chinese Thought,” Universität Münster, 27.-30. Oktober 2011. Revised versions presented at the Centre national de la recherche scientifique (Paris) on 20 January 2012, and at the Centre for Chinese Studies (Taipei), 30 April 2012.

* „Taiwanese Spirit-Writing Cults as Mirrors of Socio-Cultural Change, with Some Side-Notes on the Comparative Study of Popular Religions.“ Paper presented at the Department of Chinese Literature, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan, 28 March 2011; und at the Graduate Institute of History and Historical Relics, National Feng Chia University, Taichung, Taiwan, 30 March 2011.

* „Tan Taiwan minjian zongjiao xinyang 談臺灣民間宗教信仰.“ Dialogue with Prof. Lee Fong-mao 李豐楙, Department of Chinese Literature, National Chung-hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan, 25 March 2011.

* “Yiguandao’s Role in North American Chinese Communities.” Paper presented at a conference on “The Prospects of Popular Religious Associations in Contemporary China,” Kaohsiung (Taiwan), 24 August 2009.

* “Anchoring Guanyin: Appropriative Strategies in a New Phoenix Hall Scripture.” Paper presented at the International Conference on “Popular Confucianism and Redemptive Societies,” Fo Guang University, Yilan (Taiwan), 9-10 June 2009.

* “Conceptualizations of “Popular Religion“ in Recent Research in the People’s Republic of China.” Paper presented at the International Workshop “Doing Social Anthropology with Folklore: In Search of a New Paradigm for Studies of Han-Chinese Society,“ Humboldt University Berlin, 9-11 July 2009.

* “Parteikader und Drachenkönige: Niedergang und Rückkehr der Volksreligion in der Volksrepublik China.“ Public lecture at the University of Frankfurt, 27 May 2009.

* “The Relationship of Myth and Cult in Chinese Popular Religion: Some Remarks on Han Xiangzi.” Paper for the International Conference on Literature and Myth, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan, R.O.C., 28-29 March 2008.

* “The Eight Immortals between Daoism and Popular Religion: Evidence from a New Spirit-written Scripture.“ Paper presented at the symposium “Foundations of Daoist Ritual,“ Humboldt-Universität Berlin, 9–11 December 2007.

* “Apocalyptic Millenarianism in a Globalized Setting: A Case-Study from Taiwan.” Paper presented (in absentia) at the Conference on “Religion and Social Integration in Chinese Societies,” Chinese University of Hong Kong, 28-30 June 2007.

* “The Other Lotus Sutra: A Newly Revealed Guanyin Scripture.” Paper presented at the seminar “Kuan-yin and the Lotus Sutra”, 4-9 June 2007, Putuoshan, Zhejiang province, PRC.

* “Das neue Lotos-Sutra: Volksreligion und Buddhismus in Taiwan.“ Lecture at the Seminar für Sinologie, Humboldt-Universität Berlin, 18 April 2007.

* "'Popular Religion' as an Analytical Category in the Study of Chinese Religions," 4th International Sinological Symposium: "Research on Religions in China: Status quo and Perspectives" (Fu Jen Catholic University, Taipei, November 24-25, 2006).

* "The Image of Jesus in Modern Chinese Religious Movements: Tao-Yuan and I-Kuan-Tao." International Conference on Religion, Literature and Life (Yuan Ze University, Chung-li City, Taiwan, 22 September 2006).

* "Sima Guang's (1019-1086) Efforts at Ritual Reform between Classical Ideal and Contemporary Practice." Paper presented at the conference "Perceptions of Antiquity in China's Civilization, Past and Present", University of Würzburg (Germany), 27-29 May 2004. I presented an expanded version of this paper in the Premodern China Humanities Seminar, Fairbank Center, Harvard University, 18 October 2004.

* "Stubborn Confucians and Irksome Daoists: Conflict, Conversion, and the Transmission of Religious Knowledge in a Chinese Novel of the Seventeenth Century." Presentation at the "T"-Society: The Mid-Missouri Colloquium on Religious Studies, Columbia, MO, 16 April 2004.

* "Han Xiangzi: A Story without a Cult." Presentation in a panel for the Annual Meeting of the Association of Asian Studies (New York, 27-30 March 2003). Also at the "Symposium on Buddhism and Daoism in Chinese Literature", University of Illinois, 14-15 March 2003.

* "Chutan Han Xiangzi 初探韓湘子." Presentation at the Institute of Chinese Literature and Philosophy, Academia Sinica (Taipei, Taiwan), 25 April 2002. (In Chinese)

* "'Rujiao' gainian zhi shitan: yi Taiwan Ruzong Shenjiao wei li 「民間儒教」概念之試探:以臺灣儒宗神教為例." Presentation at the Institute of Modern History, Academia Sinica (Taipei, Taiwan), 19 April 2002. (In Chinese)

* "Merit without Limit: Notes on the Moral (and Real) Economy of Religious Publishing in Taiwan." Paper presented at "Religious Thought and Lived Religion in China: A Conference in Honour of Prof. Daniel L. Overmyer on his Retirement", 14 to 15 September 2002, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C., Canada.

* "The Moral Economy of Chinese Spirit-Mediumship." Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Asian Studies, Chicago, 22-25 March 2001.

* "Confucius and the Mediums: Is There a 'Popular Confucianism'?" Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Religion, Nashville, Tennessee, 18-21 November 2000.

* "Generals, Pigs, and Immortals: Views and Uses of History in Chinese Morality Books." Paper presented at the Second Conference on Chinese and Comparative Historiography and Historical Culture: "Religion, Ritual, Myth", Herzog August Bibliothek Wolfenbüttel (Germany), 14 to 17 December 1999. Revised version presented as a Brown Bag Lecture at the Center of Chinese Studies, University of Michigan, 19 September 2000.

* "The Rewriting of Tradition: Spirit-Writing and Modernity in Taiwan." Paper presented at the Colloquium for the Study of Ethnicity and Nationalism: "Religion, Modernity, and the Politics of Cultural Diversity", University of Washington, 16 April 1998. Revised version presented at Washington University (St. Louis, MO), 22 October 1998.

* "Morality Books as Social Commentary and Critique." Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Asian Studies, Chicago, 13-16 March 1997. Revised version presented at the B.C. China Specialists Colloquium, University of Victoria, 18 October 1997.

* "The Accumulation of Merit in a Taiwanese Spirit-Writing Cult." Paper presented at the AAS Annual Meeting, Honolulu, 11-14 April 1996.

* "The Trials of Han Xiangzi. On Two Chapters of the Han Xiangzi quanzhuan." 1992. 39 pp.

* "The Story of the Immortal Han (Han xian zhuan). An Annotated Translation." 1992. 46 pp.

 

9. Miscellaneous Writings

* “Preface.” In Soo Khin Wah 蘇慶華, Dongnanya Huaren zongjiao yu lishi luncong 東南亞華人宗教與歷史論叢. Singapore: Xinjiapo qingnian shuju 新加坡青年書局, 2012. Pp. 1-5.

 

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