The Encounter and Cross-Cultural Interpretation of
the Catholic and Confucian Views of the Soul

by WANG Ding’an
November 10, 2011

Dr. WANG Ding’an, dicussed the Catholic view of the soul and the Confucian view of hun-po (soul, spirit, etc.), and pointed out that a “fusion of vision” continued to take form in this interpretive cycle, which has constituted a vital part of Chinese thought since the late Ming Dynasty.

WANG Ding’an, Lecturer at Zhejiang Unviersity of Technology. He received his Ph.D. from Fudan University. Currently he is a visiting scholar at Center on Religion and Chinese Society in Purdue University.