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Chinese Philosophy & Religion

Research Centres/Institutes

IWR is one of the world’s largest religious research institutes, which consists of a number of departments dedicated respectively to Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Islam, Judaism, Christianity, and so on.

Web Sites

  • Bibliographies on Chinese history and culture
    Compiled and updated by Barend ter Haar who teaches Chinese history at Leiden University. Included are annotated bibliographies for the study of Chinese religious culture.
  • Confucius2000 / 孔子2000
    This site provides a platform for information exchanges on Chinese philosophy studies, including studies on Confucianism, Buddhism, Taoism, and other schools of thought.
  • Chinese New Year
    This resource provides bibliographies on Chinese New Year--Spring Festival, which displays a full picture of the Chinese history, custom and culture.
  • Biographical Dictionary of Chinese Christianity                                                                                                                            This website records the life stories of significant figures in Chinese Christianity across the centuries and around the world.