Prof. Dr. Weichi Zhou

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Internationales Kolleg für Geisteswissenschaftliche Forschung "Schicksal, Freiheit und Prognose. Bewältigungsstrategien in Ostasien und Europa"
Hartmannstr. 14
91052 Erlangen

Chinese personal name: 周伟驰

Full professor

Home Institution: Institute of World Religions, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

IKGF Visiting Fellow April 2014 - June 2014

(Last change of profile by end of stay)

IKGF Research Project:

Early Kang Youwei and Protestant Missionaries’ Writings

Curriculum Vitae

2008.11-2014 Full Prof., Institute for World Religions, CASS, China.
2002.11-2008 Associate Prof., Institute for World Religions, CASS.
2000.8-2001.6 Divinity School, Yale University, New Haven, U.S.
1998.7-2000.8 Assistant Prof., Institute for World Religions, China.
1997.6-1998.7 Ph.D, Philosophy Department, Beijing University.
1996.8-1997.6 Exchange Ph.D Student at Regent College, Vancouver, Canada.
1992.9-1996.8 MA and Ph.D (first year), Philosophy Department, Beijing University.
1988.9-1992.7 B.A, Philosophy Department, Zhongshan University, Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China.
1983-1988 Zhaoqing City, Guangdong Province, China.
1969-1983 Changde County, Hunan Province, China.

Selected Publications

Books and Editions

  • Taiping Heavenly Kingdom and Revelation, Beijing: Chinese Social Science Press, 2013.
  • This and That, Within and Without: An Understanding of Philosophy of Religion from Zhuangzi’s Perspective, Beijing: Religious Culture Press, 2008.
  • Augustine’s Christian Thought, Beijing: Chinese Social Science Press, 2005.
  • Memory and Illumination: A Study of Augustine’s Philosophical Theology, Beijing: SSA Press, 2001.


  • “Zhuangzi, Al-Ghazzali and Adi Shankara on Our Life as a Dream”, Religion and Philosophy, issue 2nd, Beijing: SSA Press, 2013.
  • “Christian Poetry in China Today and its Thought History Background”, Liu Guangyao (ed.), 14 Poets Talking about Theological Poetics, Beijing: Jiuzhou Press, 2012.
  • “The Correspondence between Taiping Heavenly Sun and Revelation of New Testament”, Biblical Literature Studies, issue 6th, Beijing: People’s Literature Press, 2012.
  • “Clashes within Civilization: Seven World Views’ Competition in Modern China”, Identity, Narrative and Contemporary China’s Experience, Beijing: SSA Press, 2010.
  • “Modern Studies of Thomas Aquinas’ Thought”, Beijing: Beida Journal of Philosophy, issue 17 . Beijing University Press, 2008.
  • “The Transmission of the Doctrine of Imago Dei: Thomas Aquinas’ Receving and Transforming to Augustine’s Trinitarian Analogues and its Problems”, Hong Kong: Logos & Pneuma Christian Culture Review, XXVIII(2008).
  • “Alvin Plantinga’s Self-contradiction”, Guangzhou: Modern Philosophy, 3/2007.
  • “Reform the Deformed: Saint Augustine’s Doctrine of Image”, Hong Kong: Logos & Pneuma Christian Culture Review, XXI(2004).
  • “A Debate between Religious Pluralism and Exclusivism”, Hong Kong: Logos & Pneuma Christian Culture Review, XXI(2004).
  • “Alvin Plantinga’s Problems”, Canada: Regent Chinese Journal, 2/1999.
  • “The Eternal Trinitarian Image in Time”, in: The Trinitarian Doctrine in Modern Context, Hong Kong: Logos & Pneuma Press, 1999.