Religion in China
A Book Review
"It is curious, however, that to this day the Mao years remain the least studied period in the history of religion in modern China." This book helps fill that gap.
Mapping Religion in China
This atlas provides a detailed examination of the religious landscape in China. In addition to its helpful maps, it includes detailed descriptions and analysis along with photographs depicting the religious life of China.
Cultural Contextualization in China
Roland defines animism, recognizes the anxieties of animistic peoples, and considers three areas of importance when applying the gospel to them.
In China, the study of religion as an academic discipline has been gaining momentum in recent years. Centers and institutes for the study of religion have been established at numerous top-tier Chinese universities. As research on religion in China grows, indigenous theories regarding the role of religion in Chinese society and culture are also being constructed and debated. One theoretical framework of note is the “religious ecology” model.
Last week Brent wrote about a Christian serving among China’s Muslims who joined in the Muslim celebration of Ramadan. Given the fact that we are now at the halfway point of the month of fasting, I thought it would be a good time to highlight some recent articles and resources about Islam in China.