Jinhua Jia (NHC Fellow, 2014–15)

Project Title

Religiosity and Literacy: The Journey of Daoist Priestesses in Tang China (618-907)

University of Macau

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Fellowship Work Summary, 2014–15

Jinhua Jia worked on seven chapters of her book Religiosity and Literacy: The Journey of Daoist Priestesses in Tang China (618–907). She also prepared “Redefining the Ideal Character: A Comparative Study between the Concept of Detachment in the Aṣṭasāhasrikā and Guo Xiang’s Theory of Eremitism at Court” for Dao: A Journal of Comparative Philosophy (2015), and two articles for Philosophy East and West: “Li Zehou’s Reconception of Confucian Ethics of Emotion” and “From Human-Spirit Resonance to Correlative Modes: The Shaping of Chinese Correlative Thinking.”