Paul Anthony Rule (født 1937 i Melbourne i Australia) er en australsk sinolog og religionshistoriker. Han underviste i kinesisk religion og kinesisk historie ved LaTrobe University i Melbourne i Australia frem til desember 2002.

Paul A. Rule
Født1937Rediger på Wikidata
BeskjeftigelseSkribent, historiker Rediger på Wikidata
Utdannet vedUniversity of Melbourne

Han ble utdannet ved St. Bernard's College, St. Kevin's College og University of Melbourne. Han var prest i jesuittordenen fra 1955 til 1964, og studerte filosofi, humaniora og pedagogikk, og underviste i to år ved jesuittenes St. Aloysius College i Milsons Point i Sydney.

Han har publisert bøker om jesuittenes misjonsarbeid i Kina, blant dem K'ung-tzu or Confucius: The Jesuit Interpretation of Confucianism (1986), som bygger på hans doktorgradsdissertasjon fra 1972 ved Australian National University.

Han forsker for San Francisco Ricci Institute med tanke på et verk om den kinesiske ritestriden, og for Instituto Ricci de Macau redigerer han en annotert oversettelse av Acta Pekinensia.

Verker i utvalg

  • «Jesuit and Confucian: Chinese Religion in the Journals of Matteo Ricci, S.J., 1583-1610», i Journal of Religious History 5 (1968) 105-124.
  • «Confucianism», i Essays on Religious Traditions of the World, Melbourne (Helen Vale Foundation) 1972.
  • «The Confucian Interpretation of the Jesuits», i Papers on Far Eastern History 6 (1972) 1-61.
  • «Jesuit Sources» i Sources for Chinese History, red. D. Leslie, C. Mackerras, Wang Gungwu, Canberra (ANU Press)1973, 176-187.
  • «Is Maoism open to the Transcendent?», i The New China: A Catholic Response, red. M. Chu, New York (Paulist Press) 1977, 25-43.
  • «Sacred and Secular in China», i Australian Essays in World Religions, red. V.C.Hayes, Adelaide: Australian Association for the Study of Religions 1977, 83-95.
  • «The Many Faces of Confucius», i Journal of History for Senior Students 8, 1977, 1-10.
  • «T'ien-hsia: All under (the Chinese) Heaven», i Religious Traditions 1, 1978, 19-32.
  • «Naming the Way – Chinese Philosophy and Religion» i Civilizations of Asia red. Joan Anderson, Melbourne (ABC Radio) 1978.
  • Mao Zedong: University of Queensland Press, 1984
  • «A Catholic Appreciation of Buddhism», i Compass: Theology Review 18 (Spring 1984).
  • K'ung-tzu or Confucius: The Jesuit Interpretation of Confucianism, Allen and Unwin Australia, 1986
  • «China: Variations on the Peace Theme», i Asian Bureau Australia: Newsletter 83 (1986).
  • «Neo-Confucianism: Theism, Atheism or Neither?» i Identity Issues and World Religions, red. V.C. Hayes, Bedford Park, S.A. (Australian Association for the Study of Religions) 1986, 135-144.
  • «Dialogue and Monologue» i Religion and Comparative Thought: Essays in Honour of the late Dr. Ian Kesarcodi-Watson, Delhi (Sri Satgwu Publications) 1988, 241-5.
  • «Australian Rites of Reconciliation», i Australian Journal of Liturgy 2.1, 1989, 28-37.
  • My story, our stories: Religion and Identity in Australia, Wentworth Falls, N.S.W.: Social Science Press, 1990. (sammen med Kath Engebretson)
  • «Distribution of Religion in Australia», i National Outlook 12.5 (July 1990) 15-18.
  • «The Social Construction of the Catholic Church in Australia», i Alan W. Black (red.), Religion in Australia: Sociological Perspectives, Sydney (Allen and Unwin) 1991, 20-38. (med Rowan Ireland)
  • «Was Confucius a Taoist?», i Journal of the Oriental Society of Australia 22/23 (1990–1991), 146-155.
  • «Religion in Australia», i G. Forth (red.), Contemporary Australian Society, Deakin University Press/Nanjing University Press, 1993 [1994], 130-135 [kinesisk], 164-171 [engelsk].
  • «Chinese Rites: Past and Present Misunderstandings», i Journal of the Oriental Society of Australia 24 (1992[1994]) 64-72.
  • «Chinese-Centred Mission History», i J. Heyndrickx (red.), Historiography of the Chinese Catholic Church: Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, Leuven (Ferdinand Verbiest Foundation) 1994, 52-59.
  • The Peace of God (Australian Catholic Social Justice Council, Occasional Paper No.23), Melbourne (Collins/Dove) 1995.
  • «The Rushdie Affair: Tolerance, Pluralism or Secularism?» i Sophia, 34.1, No. 100, (March-April 1995), 226-232.
  • «Louis Fan Shouyi and Macao», i Review of Culture (Instituto Cultural de Macau), No. 21 (2nd. series), October/December 1994 [1995], 249-258; Portugisisk utgave: Louis Fan Shouyi e Macau, Revista de Cultura , No.21, IIe Serie, Outobre/Dezembre 1994 [1995], 243-249.
  • «Towards a History of the Chinese Rites Controversy», i The Chinese Rites Controversy: Its History and Meaning, Nettetal (Steyler Verlag), Monumenta Serica Monograph Series, XXXIII, 1994 [1995], 249-266.
  • «Moses or China?», i Images de la Chine: le Contexte Occidental de la Sinologie Naissante, Actes du VIe Colloque International de Sinologie de Chantilly, 1989, San Francisco, Taipei, Paris (Ricci Institute) 1995, 303-331.
  • «Louis Fan Shou-i: a missing link in the Chinese Rites Controversy», u Echanges Culturels et Religieux entre la Chine et l'Occident, Actes du VIIe Colloque International de Sinologie de Chantilly, 1992, San Francisco, Taipei, Paris (Ricci Institute) 1995, 277-294.
  • «Giulio Aleni and the Chinese Rites Controversy», i "Scholar from the West": Giulio Aleni S.J. (1582–1649) and the Dialogue between Christianity and China, red. Tiziano Lippiello og Roman Malek, Brescia (Fondazione Civiltà Bresciana)/Sankt Augustin (Monumenta Serica Institute), Nettetal (Steyler Verlag) 1997; Fondazione Civiltà Bresciana, Annali IX/Monumenta Serica Monograph Series, XLII.
  • «The Tarnishing of the Image: from Sinophilia to Sinophobia», i Michel Cartier (red.): La Chine entre amour et haine: actes du VIIIe colloque de sinologie de Chantilly, Paris (Desclée de Brouwer) 1998, Variétés Sinologiques No.87. Pp.89-109.
  • «The Negotiation of Religious Diversity in Christian Theology», i G. Bouma (red.), Managing Religious Diversity: From Threat to Promises, Sydney (Australian Association for the Study of Religions) 1999, 47-59.
  • The strange death of religion in China, Adelaide: Charles Strong Memorial Trust, 2000.
  • «Goa – Macao – Beijing: the Jesuits and Portugal's China Connection», i Anthony Disney & Emily Booth (red.), Vasco da Gama and the Linking of Europe and Asia, New Delhi (Oxford University Press) 2000, pp. 248-260.
  • «Does Heaven Speak? Revelation in the Confucian and Christian Traditions», i S. Uhalley, Jr. & Xiaoxin Wu, (red.): China and Christianity: Burdened Past, Hopeful Future, Armonk, New York:M.E. Sharpe 2001, 63-79, 364-371.
  • «Christianity in China: Growing on Holy Ground», i Pacific Rim Report (Center for the Pacific Rim, University of San Francisco) no. 17, February 2001, pp. 1-7.
  • «Que ritos? Que direitos? A Questão dos ritos Chineses como choque de culturas» (‘Whose Rites? Whose Rights? The Chinese Rites Controversy as a Clash of Cultures'), i Oriente (Lisboa, Fundação Oriente) 3 (Agosto 2002): 96-105.
  • «Chinese books and documents in the Roman Archives of the Society of Jesus: a new catalogue», [review article] i Monumenta Serica 50, 2002, 463-480 [appeared July 2003] ISSN 02549948
  • «François Noël S.J. and the Chinese Rites Controversy», i W.F. Vande Walle & Noël Golvers, (red.): The History of the Relations between the Low Countries and China in the Qing Era (1644–1911), Leuven:Leuven University Press/Ferdinand Verbiest Foundation: Leuven Chinese Studies XIV, 2003.
  • «The Jesus of the "Confucian Christians" of the seventeenth century», i Roman Malek, S.V.D., (red.): The Chinese Face of Jesus Christ, Vol. 2, (Sankt Augustin: Institut Monumenta Serica/China-Zentrum, 2003), 499-516.
  • «Chinese Mythology» og «Japanese Mythology», i Mythology: Myths, Legends and Fantasies, Willoughby, NSW (Global Book Publishing) 2003, pp. 350-357, 358-367.
  • The Chinese Rites Controversy: A Long Lasting Controversy in Sino-Western Cultural History, Pacific Rim Report (Centre for the Pacific Rim, University of San Francisco) no. 32, Feb. 2004 (8 pp.)
  • «Ancient and Indigenous Religions», i To Know, Worship and Love: Year 10, 2nd. red., Melbourne (James Goold House Publications) 2003[2004], Ch. 7, 128-154.
  • Jesuit Asia, Past and Present: India, China, and Japan, (Pacific Rim Report, No.34, April 2004, 11pp.)
  • «From Missionary Hagiography to the History of Chinese Christianity» i 有關中國學術性的對話: 以《華裔學志》為例 Scholarly Dialogue on China: Monumenta Serica as an example, red. Zbigniew Wesolowski S.V.D., Taipei (Fujen University Press) 2004, 146-165. [ISBN: 986-7587-19-7]