Daoism: Religion, History and Society 6 (2014)


Collection : Daoism: Religion, History and Society

Collection's number: 6

Editor: Verellen (Franciscus), Lai (Chi Tim)

Edition: EFEO, Zhong wen da xue chu ban she, The Chinese University Press

Publication date: 2014

Status : Other Distributor


ISBN-13 : 977-2-07527-700-7

ISSN : 2075-2776

Width : 15,2 cm

Height : 22,8 cm

Weight : 0,61 kg

Number of pages : 432

Distributor : Chinese University of Hong Kong Press

Geography : China

Language : English, Chinese

Place : Hong Kong

Support : Papier

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Table of contents

Special Issue on Changing Fate in Daoism 特輯:此命可改乎?道教的命運觀

Editor’s Note 編者言
Barbara Hendrischke / Options for Molding Ming (Fate) in the Scripture on Great Peace
Robert Ford Campany / The Sword Scripture: Recovering and Interpreting a Lost 4th-Century Daoist Method for Cheating Death
Terry F. Kleeman / The Performance and Significance of the Merging the Pneumas (Heqi) Rite in Early Daoism
Michael Stanley-Baker / Drugs, Destiny, and Disease in Medieval China: Situating Knowledge in Context
Fabrizio Pregadio / Destiny, Vital Force, or Existence? On the Meanings of Ming in Daoist Internal Alchemy and Its Relation to Xing or Human Nature
Vincent Goossaert / Modern Daoist Eschatology: Spirit-Writing and Elite Eschatology in Late Imperial China
Stephen R. Bokenkamp / Research Note: Buddhism in the Writings of Tao Hongjing

Article 論文
Xun Liu / Physicians, Quanzhen Daoist, and Folk Cult of the Sage of Medicine in Nanyang, 1540s-1950s

Review Article 研究綜述
謝一峰 / 南宋道教研究述評

Book Reviews 書評
Yuria Mori / Ritual Words: Daoist Liturgy and the Confucian Liumen Tradition in Sichuan Province, by Volker Olles
Michael Stanley-Baker / Declarations of the Perfected. Part One: Setting Scripts and Images into Motion, by Thomas E. Smith
許蔚 / 謝聰輝著,《新天帝之命:玉皇、梓潼與飛鸞》
張超然 / 謝世維著,《大梵彌羅:中古時期道教經典當中的佛教》
許蔚 / 蓋建民著,《道教金丹派南宗考論:道派、歷史、文獻與思想綜合研究》
李龢書 / 劉屹著,《敦煌道經與中古道教》



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Daoism: Religion, History and Society

道教研究學報: 宗教,歷史與社會

Daoism: Religion, History and Society (Daoism RHS) is a peer-reviewed international journal dedicated to the publication of original research articles exploring Daoism in its social and historical contexts from the pre-modern to the contemporary period. The journal encourages innovative research based on new documents and/or fieldwork. Projects of guest-edited issues, book review are also welcome. Resolutely bilingual English-Chinese, each issue will have articles in both languages, with an abstract in the other language. Contributions may be submitted all year round and should follow the format (including body text, notes and references) of Daoism RHS. Manuscripts simultaneously submitted to other publications will not be accepted.

Journal Directors 學報總監
Verellen, Franciscus 傅飛嵐, Ecole Française d'Extrême-Orient, Paris
Lai, Chi Tim 黎志添, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Editorial Committee 編輯委員
Chief Editor: Lai, Chi Tim 黎志添,
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Co-editor: Goossaert, Vincent 高萬桑,
Groupe Sociétés, Religions, Laïcités (CNRS-EPRS), Paris

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About the editor

Verellen (Franciscus)

An historian of medieval China, Franciscus Verellen is a former director of the Ecole française d'Extrême-Orient (2004-2014), where he also holds the chair in History of Daoism and currently serves as head of the EFEO Hong Kong Center. 

Verellen has published widely in the fields of regional cultural history and Daoism, including The Taoist canon: A historical companion to the Daozang, 3 volumes, edited with Kristofer Schipper, The University of Chicago Press, 2004 (Association of American Publishers 2005 Award for Excellence in Professional and Scholarly Publishing, American Academy of Religion 2007 Award for Excellence in the Study of Religion).

After doctoral studies at Oxford and Paris, Franciscus Verellen taught at Columbia University, New York, and the Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, Paris. He held visiting appointments at Princeton University and the University of California at Berkeley. Verellen is an adjunct professor of Religious and Cultural Studies at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

An alumnus Alexander von Humboldt Fellow at the Universities of Munich, Oxford, and Heidelberg and fellow-in-residence at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in Wassenaar, Franciscus Verellen was Stewart Lecturer in the Humanities at Princeton University in 2005, member and Edwin C. and Elisabeth A. Whitehead Fellow in the School of Historical Studies, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, in 2009-2010. He was a Distinguished Adjunct Researcher at Renmin University, Beijing, in 2010-2012. 

Since 2014, Franciscus Verellen is a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Chinese Studies, Chinese University of Hong Kong, and an Honorary Research Fellow in the Jao Tsung-I Petite Ecole of the University of Hong Kong.

Franciscus Verellen was elected a member of the Academy of Inscriptions and Belles-Lettres, Institut de France, in 2008. He is a knight of the French Legion of Honour, an officer of the order Palmes Académiques, and an officer of the Royal Order of Cambodia.


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