CHAPPELL, David

CHAPPELL, David Wellington. Saint John, New Brunswick 3.2.1940 — Laguna Hills, CAL 2.12.2004. Canadian Buddhist Scholar in the U.S.A. Son of Hayward Lynsin Ch. and Mary Elvira Mosher. B.A. Mount Allison University. B.D. McGill University. Ph.D. Yale, in History of Religions. Taught thirty years (1971-2000) as Professor of Religion at the University of Hawaii. In retirement taught from 2000 at Soka University of America, Los Angeles. Married 1960 Bertha Vera Bidulock (divorce 1976) and 1981 Stella Quemada, four daughters and one son. A specialist of Chinese Buddhism.
Publications:Buddhist and Taoist Studies. Honolulu 1977 (with M. Sasso); Buddhist and Taoist Practice in Medieval Chinese SocietyHonolulu 1987; Unity in Diversity: Hawaii’s Buddhist Communities. 1997.
T’ien-t’ai Buddhism: An Outline of the Fourfold Teachings. 1983; Buddhist Peace Work: Creating Cultures of Peace. Somerville, MA 1999.
Sources: *T.C. Muck, P.O. Ingram & R.L.F. Habito, Buddhist-Christian Studies 25, 2005, v-ix; www.encyclopedia.com/arts/educational-magazines/chappell-david-w-1940-2004; Wikipedia briefly.

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