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GENDER, CHRISTIANITIES, AND NEO/LIBERAL HEGEMONY: AN ETHNOGRAPHIC EXPLORATION OF GENDER DISCOURSE IN A UNITED CHURCH WOMEN’S GROUP
This thesis explores the potential for ethico-politically committed cultural critique in investigating lived experiences of gender in the hegemonic global north, where the neo/liberal rhetoric of sexual equality tends to ...
PLACE MARKETING AND PLACE MAKING: TORONTO, TOURISM, AND THE FRACTURED GAZE
This thesis is an empirical and theoretical investigation into the changing trends in place marketing as it relates to urban tourism, particularly in the city of Toronto. It begins by exploring broader discourses to do ...
Living Light: Shangqing Daoist Cultivation in Theory and Practice
Notes for a presentation given at a Conference on Daoist Cultivation, Vashon Island, WA, May 2001
Is Green the New Red? The Role of Religion in Creating a Sustainable China
The Chinese Daoist Assocation has embarked upon an ambitious agenda to promote Daoism as China’s “green religion.” This new construction of “green Daoism” differs, however, from both traditional Chinese and modern Western ...
Religión, Naturaleza y Modernidad: la búsqueda para un futuro sostenible en la República popular de China
Lecture given at the Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, December 2005
The Space of Nature and the Nature of Space in the Esoteric Biography of Perfected Purple Yang 紫陽真人內傳
A handout for a talk given at the University of Sydney on the Daoist hagiographic text "Esoteric Biography of Perfected Purple Yang" 紫陽真人內傳(Ziyang zhenren neizhuan)
Religion, Ecology and the Future of the Human Species
Slides for a lecture given at the Harvest Conference, Rural Church Network, Muenster SK.
“Make It So!” The Persistence of Religion
A (somewhat) humourous talk give at Queen’s School of Religion, March 2012.
Chinese Sexual Yoga and the Way of Immortality
Bedchamber arts belong to a broad tradition of macrobiotic practices within Chinese culture aimed at improving health and wellbeing, and extending the lifespan of the physical body. Related practices involve the regulation of ...
(学术研究 Journal of Academic Research, 2010-04)
This paper proposes that Daoist body cultivation can be used as a means to develop an ecological sensitivity. It does so by examining Daoist body cultivation in the light of Merleau-Ponty's phenomenology of the body, and ...