Wei Sheng

Wei Sheng is a cultural anthropologist by profession; his research interests are in the political, social, cultural and religious development of East Asia.

Lead Article

The Transformation and Renewal of the Structure of Chinese House Churches

China's rapid economic and social changes have compelled the churches in China to transform. By far the factor that contributed most to the need for structural changes within the Chinese house churches has been urbanization. Other factors have contributed as well: the one-child policy, increasing availability of higher education, and increasing opportunities for theological education and leadership development.