Bernard Faure

George Edwin Burnell Professor in Religious Studies, Emeritus
Former Co-Director of The HCBSS
PhD, University of Paris, 1984
DEA, Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales, 1978
DEAR, École Nationale des Langues Orientales Vivantes, 1977
Institut d'Etudes Politiques, 1969
École Nationale des Langues Orientales Vivantes, 1969
Bernard Faure: "Giving the gods their due: Looking back at Japanese religion"

A graduate of University of Paris, Professor Faure specializes in East Asian Buddhism, with an emphasis on Chan/Zen and Tantric Buddhism. He has published many books in French and English, including The Fluid Pantheon: Gods of Medieval Japan, Volume 1 and Protectors of Predators: Gods of Medieval Japan, Volume 2. He is currently the Kao Professor of Japanese Religion at Columbia University.
 

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