Scriptural Reasoning and Comparative Literature

In 2014 the Research Committee on Scriptural Reasoning and Comparative Literature held the following conferences to foster and support the spirit of scriptural reading and thinking among Chinese scholars.

March 17–19, 2014, the conference on Constructions of East and West: Translating Classical Texts, with a special focus on the variation and outcome in the process of translation. About ten scholars from UK, USA, Hong Kong, and mainland China participated in this conference.

May 18, the Committee held a Workshop with University of Chicago on Human Cultures and Transcendent Meaning. Scholars from the University of Chicago dialogued with the scholars from Renmin University of China.

May 20–24, the Committee helped organize a panel on dialogue between Confucianism and Christianity at the Nishan Forum. About ten scholars held a lively panel discussion.

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