Philosophy and Religion

Beverley Foulks McGuire, Associate Professor

Beverley McGuire

Office: Bear Hall 244
Phone: 910-962-2879
Email: mcguireb@uncw.edu

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
  • M.Div., Harvard Divinity School, Cambridge, MA
  • B.A., Stanford University, Stanford, CA

Areas of Expertise

  • Chinese Buddhism
  • East Asian Religions
  • Comparative Religious Ethics

Recent Publications

  • Living Karma: The Religious Practices of Ouyi Zhixu. New York: Columbia University Press, 2014.
  • "Playing With Karma: A Buddhist Board Game." Material Religion: The Journal of Objects, Art and Belief 10.1 (2014): 4-29.
  • "Divining Karma in Chinese Buddhism." Religion Compass 7.10 (2013): 413-422.
  • "Bringing Buddhism Into the Classroom: Jiang Qian's (1876-1942) Vision for Education in Republican China." Journal of Chinese Religions 39 (2011): 33-54.
  • "Duplicitous Thieves: Ouyi Zhixu's Cristicism of Jesuit Missionaries in Late Imperial China." Chung-Hwa Buddhist Journal 21 (2008): 55-76.

Courses Taught

  • PAR 232 - Asian Religions
  • PAR 370 - Tibetan Buddhism
  • PAR 371 - Buddhism
  • PAR 372 - Indian Religions
  • PAR 373 - Chinese Religions
  • PAR 374 - Japanese Religions