Lived in Taiwan a number of years

More publications on his faculty webpage (see link above)

School

  • School of Theology and Religious Studies
  • Expertise

  • Chinese Pure Land Buddhism
  • Late Ming-Early Qing Gentry Religion (~1550-1700)
  • Late Ming-Early Qing Jesuit-Chinese Interactions
  • Buddhism in Taiwan
  • Languages

  • (Speak) Mandarin, Spanish; (Read) French, Japanese
  • Publications

    • The view from Mars Hill: Christianity in the Landscape of World Religions

      The view from Mars Hill: Christianity in the Landscape of World Religions

      Charles Jones traces the rich history of Christianity�s many encounters with other religions, from the Roman Empire and Paul�s speech to the Athenians on Mars Hill (Acts 17:16�34) to the �discovery� of non-European peoples, through various currents of philosophy and science, and in both the peaceful and violent meetings of Christianity and other religions today.

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    • Introduction to the Study of Religion

      DVD with The Great Courses

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