Only if China and India (as well as America) soon start to make the postmodern turn does our planet have hope. —David Ray Griffin

Summer Academy

Jay McDaniel
Co-Director of Summer Academy

Jay McDaniel is Willis Holmes Professor of Religious Studies at Hendrix College in Arkansas, and founder of the website Jesus, Jazz, and Buddhism: Process Thinking for a More Hospitable World. Active in the development of process thought in China, he is a consultant to the China Project of the Center for Process Studies in Claremont, California and a member of the advisory board of the Institute for Postmodern Development of China. His books include With Roots and Wings: Christianity in an Age of Ecology and Dialogue; Living from the Center: Spirituality in an Age of Consumerism; and Gandhi’s Hope: Learning from Other Religions as a Path to Peace. His primary areas of interest include process philosophy, holistic community, inter-religious dialogue, ecological spirituality, and music.

Paul Bube
Co-Director of Summer Academy

Dr. Paul Bube joined the Lyon faculty in 2001 after serving as professor of religion and philosophy and chair of the Division of Humanities and Fine Arts at Kansas Wesleyan University. Dr. Bube was honored in 1999 with the Kansas Wesleyan University Exemplary Teaching Award. Dr. Bube is the former president of Habitat for Humanity of Independence County and a former board member of Batesville Help and Hope. He’s currently vice president of Faculty Assembly and faculty sponsor for the Wesley Fellowship. In 2009, Dr. Bube received Lyon’s Lamar Williamson Prize for Excellence in Teaching.

Image and Reports of every Summer Academy

14th Sino-US Process Summer Academy
Liancun Village, Fujian
July 28-Aug 2, 2019

More then 40 Ph.D and master students, NGO workers and professors join the academy.

13th Sino-US Process Summer Academy
Sunshine Eco Village, Zhejiang
July 16-21, 2018
12th Sino-US Process Summer Academy
Sunshine Eco Village, Zhejiang
July 16-21, 2017
11th Sino-US Process Summer Academy
Guangzhou
July 11-18, 2016
10th Sino-US Process Summer Academy
Harbin
July 1-8, 2015
9th Sino-US Process Summer Academy
Mudanjiang
July 11-18, 2014
8th Sino-US Process Summer Academy
Harbin
May 21-28, 2013
7th Sino-US Process Summer Academy
Harbin
June 20-27, 2012
6th Sino-US Process Summer Academy
Tianjing
Aug.9-19, 2011
5th Sino-US Process Summer Academy
Beijing
July 23 to Aug.1, 2010
4th Sino-US Process Summer Academy
Shanghai
July 21 to Aug.1, 2009
3rd Sino-US Process Summer Academy
Taigu, Shanxi
July 22 to Aug.1, 2008
2nd Sino-US Process Summer Academy
Yantai, Shandong
July 21 to Aug.1, 2007
1st Sino-US Process Summer Academy
Guiling
July of 2007