CHOW Wai Yin

CHOW Wai Yin
Senior Lecturer
BEd (Stirling); MDiv, PhD (CUHK); MSSAPSY (CityU)

Telephone: (852) 3943 1425

Research Interests
  1. Religiosity, spirituality and prosocial behavior
  2. Religion, conflict and peace movement
  3. Religious views on life and death
  1. From Care of the Self to Care of Others:  A Foucauldian Perspective on the Mindfulness Practice among Hong Kong Adolescents (with “Spiritual Education: Learning to be Inspired and to Inspire” Research Project, Hong Kong Institute of Education Research).
  2. Religiosity/Spirituality and Prosocial Behaviors among Christian Adolescents of Hong Kong (with Ben K.K. Li).


  1. “Religiosity/Spirituality and Prosocial Behaviours Among Chinese Christian Adolescents: The Meditating Role of Values and Gratitude,” Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, (Co-author, 2014).
  2. 〈生命教育與現代人的人格塑造〉。《山道期刊》7,1(2004):61-84。(合著)
  3. “To Take Up Your Own Responsibility: the Religiosity of Buddhist Adolescents in Hong Kong.” In International Journal of Children’s Spirituality 15, 1 (2010): 5-23. (Co-authored).
  4. “Religious Narrative and Ritual in a Metropolis: A study of the Daoist Ghost Festival in Hong Kong.” In Creeds, Rites and Videotapes: Narrating Religious Experience in East Asia. Edited by Elise Anne DeVido, and Benoît Vermander. Taipei: Taipei Ricci Institute, 2004. 187-211.
  5. “A Response to The Social Roles of Hong Kong Churches after the Return to Chinese Sovereignty in 1997.” In Journal of the History of Christianity in Modern China 4 (2001).