Dr. Thomas In Sing Leung
- Program Name:
- Culture Regeneration
- Country of origin:
- Hong Kong
- Languages Spoken:
- Cantonese, occasionally Mandarin
- A Bit About My Background:
- Dr. Thomas In-Sing Leung is the founder and president of Culture Regeneration Research society (CRRS) and Editor-in-Chief of â€œCultural Chinaâ€ (quarterly). He has been devoted to supporting the students and teachers in rural China in enhancing their education for 20 years.
Dr. Leung is renowned for his contribution to the field of philosophy and Christian studies. He is an adjunct professor, visiting adjunct professor and Ph.D. Advisor of different academic institutes, including Sichuan University, Sun Yat-sen University in China and Trinity Western University in Canada. He is also a renowned international conference speaker on religious, philosophical, social, and cultural issues and a news commentator on radio stations.
He has received the â€œQueen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medalâ€ from the Canadian government in 2012. And he has also been appointed as the â€œChinese Peopleâ€™s Political Consultative Conference National Committee membersâ€™ overseas representativeâ€ in the same year.
He is the author of more than 30 books, such as â€œDialogue between Confucianism, Taoism, I-Ching and Christian Faithâ€ and â€œTheological Reflections in the Context of Chinese Cultureâ€ and more than 100 audio/video CDs and DVDs.
The Culture Regeneration Research Society (CRRS) was founded in 1994 as a non-profit, non-political, non-denominational, academic organization. Currently, CRRS has three directions that it is developing in China, all of them based off the models of westerners who have loved China and contributed to its development in the past.
The first direction, is based on academic exchange with deep respect for the philosophy and wisdom of Classical Chinese culture. They fuse the philosophy with their religious beliefs, while critiquing the gross superstition of the Chinese folk religions. Through this fusion they hope to push Chinese-western cultural exchange through academia.
The second direction, is focused on helping the needy. Through their participation in educational initiatives and philanthropy, CRRS strives to love the weak and disadvantaged youth of China. They help to build and support the many disadvantaged schools and students throughout numerous rural communities and disadvantaged urban migrants as well.
The third and final direction is that CRRS holds high-level dialogues with the Chinese government, suffering through the immense tasks and problems of China and helping to move Chinese society in a positive direction.
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