Cole, A.

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Alan Cole

Alan Cole is the author of a number of books in the field of Religious/Buddhist Studies, including Mothers and Sons in Chinese Buddhism (Stanford University Press 1998), Text as Father: Paternal Seductions in Early Mahayana Buddhist Literature (University of California Press 2005), Fathering Your Father: The Zen of Fabrication in Tang Buddhism (University of California Press 2009), Fetishizing Tradition: Desire and Reinvention in Buddhist and Christian Narratives (SUNY Press, 2015), and, most recently, Patriarchs on Paper: A Critical History of Medieval Chan Literature (University of California Press, 2016). He was Professor of Religious Studies at Lewis & Clark College from 2006–2012 and Visiting Professor of Philosophy at National University of Singapore from 2013–2014. (Source Accessed July 21, 2020)

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