Lu Zhang is originally from Beijing, China. She is currently a doctoral student majoring in Chinese Buddhism and a University Fellow. She received her M.A. and B.A. in Chinese Literature from Minzu University of China. She also studied at National Chengchi University in Taiwan for two years. Her research focuses on the relationship between Buddhism and politics in medieval China.
An introduction to Buddhism as both a religion and an array of cultural traditions, with emphasis on its various contributions to the formation of the South, Central, Southeast, and East Asian civilizations.