Buddhism in the Writings of Tao Hongjing (456-536)

Buddhism in the Writings of Tao Hongjing (456-536)

Lecture by Stephen R. Bokenkamp, Arizona State University

Friday, January 17, 2014
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Bunche Hall 10383



Stephen R. Bokenkamp is Professor of Chinese in the School of International Languages and Cultures and the Department of Religious Studies at Arizona State University.  He received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, and is the author of Early Daoist Scriptures (University of California Press, 1997), Ancestors and Anxiety:  Daoism and the Birth of Rebirth in China, as well as numerous articles on medieval Chinese Daoism and literature.  Bokenkamp’s areas of study include the Daoist religion, particularly of the period from the 1st through the 10th centuries C.E.; Chinese thought, society, and literature of the same period; and Buddho-Daoist interactions.