December 27, 2018
Grinch China: Three Decades of China’s Problem with Christianity
By Bonnie Girard
A brief history of China's delicate dance with Christianity at Christmas.
October 17, 2018
Religion Is ‘Spiritual Anesthesia’: The Ideology Behind China’s Uyghur Crackdown
By Bonnie Girard
Xinjiang’s Muslims are just the latest victim of the CCP’s contempt for religion.
May 04, 2018
China Could Get a Lot More Than We Think from a Deal with the Vatican
By Gabriel Alvarado and Greg Levesque
A possible deal between the Holy See and Beijing could have wide-ranging consequences.
September 28, 2017
China’s Thriving Underground Churches In Danger
By Eugene K. Chow
Some predict that by 2030, China will have more than 247 million Christians.
August 15, 2017
The Soft Power Limits of Chinese Theravada Buddhism
By Zi Yang
Chinese Theravada Buddhism is in no position to serve as a tool of soft power for the state.
April 11, 2017
Ian Johnson on Religion in China, Past and Future
By Young China Watchers
"Religion and the search for values are moving back to the center of a national discussion in China."
June 14, 2016
Why the Mormon Church Benefits from Good US-China Ties
By Robert Farley
The Mormon church's success in Asia has largely coincided with the ebbs and flows of U.S. power in the region.
November 10, 2015
The Apocalypse Psyche: A Look at Chinese Eschatology
By Tomás Swinburne
In China, the end times has very much its own significance.
February 26, 2015
Can Atheistic China Play Conflict Mediator in ‘God’s Century’?
By James Chen
As China becomes more involved in international conflicts, it will need to understand the role of religion.
June 16, 2014
China’s Not So Secret War on Religion
By Steve Finch
‘Recent developments indicate increased measures to control Islam and Christianity.’
April 26, 2014
Is Communist China Christianity’s Future?
By Zachary Keck
New estimates predict China will soon be home to the world’s largest Christian community.
April 07, 2014
Pope Francis' China Challenge
By Justin McDonnell
China and the Vatican don't have the best of historical relationships. Could Pope Francis change that?