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Christianity in China

Africa Rises, China Falls On Christian Persecution List

Religion News Service | Lauren Markoe | Posted 04.08.2013 | Religion

By Lauren Markoe Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) The persecution of Christians "vastly rose" in 2012 as radical Islamists consolidated powe...

Blind Justice In China

Mark Harril Saunders | Posted 07.04.2012 | Religion
Mark Harril Saunders

Americans may have been surprised to read in news stories this week about the role of a Christian organization in the escape from house arrest of Chen Guangcheng, the blind human rights lawyer in China.

God Is Red: Why Christianity Flourishes In China

Liao Yiwu | Posted 11.14.2011 | Religion
Liao Yiwu

I wondered how it was possible for Christianity, a foreign faith, to find its way and grow in such isolated locations, where the vast modernization that was sweeping other parts of China had not yet reached.

The Relation Between Religion And Government In China

Thomas David DuBois | Posted 07.23.2011 | Religion
Thomas David DuBois

Many international observers fail to appreciate that religion in China has never been treated as a matter of personal choice. It's hard to imagine that the current regime would suddenly start to view things differently.

Study: Rising Religious Tide In China Overwhelms Atheist Doctrine

David Briggs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
David Briggs

China has enforced its anti-religion policy through decades of repression, coercion and persecution, but the lack of success is spectacular, according to a major new study.

Chinese Christians: Leading The Way In Reconciling Our Religious And Scientific Selves

Jonathan D. Fitzgerald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Jonathan D. Fitzgerald

If understanding the value of a comprehensive worldview that comes from merging religion and science gives rest to the debate, perhaps it is time we follow our Chinese colleagues into these spaces in between our "two selves."