Posts tagged "china"
Turning the Uyghur East

Turning the Uyghur East

Umar Farooq reports from Pakistan and China on the history and present of Uyghur Muslims.
In The News: Is Santa White? Is the Pope a Marxist? What's a Christian Hipster?

In The News: Is Santa White? Is the Pope a Marxist? What’s a Christian Hipster?

A round-up of recent religion & media news.
In The News: A Muslim girl superhero, Navajo Mormons, Uighurs, Pat Robertson, and more!

In The News: A Muslim girl superhero, Navajo Mormons, Uighurs, Pat Robertson, and more!

A round-up of recent religion & media news.
In The World

In The World

By Natasja Sheriff From Tibet, Burma and India, the first of a weekly round-up of religion-related news from around the world.

In the World links, Unfinished Business edition

Nora Connor: In 2008 the Chinese government recognized the annual Qingming festival, or Tomb Sweeping Day, as a national holiday.

Our Daily Links: In the World Edition

Church and the Russian University. Fundamentalism as a result of secularization, not an expression of tradition. "Shifting Politics in the World's Newest Nation." "How Ethiopia's Adoption Industry Dupes Families and Bullies Activists." Thanks to a lingering hatred for Communism... The most significant Chinese political event of 2011. Getting arms around the cult of Kim Jong...

Remembering China’s Great Leap and
Great Famine

Getting the Past Out Loud: Memory Projects with Wu Wenguang
Saturday, December 3, 4, 2011
A five-film weekend with documentary director and artist Wu Wenguang where he will present films from The Memory Project, based at Coachangdi Workstation in Beijing....

Analogue Media and the Politics of Print Nostalgia

Angela Zito:  The Bible as a book, printed, physically available for Christian devotion, remains a powerful and contested artifact in this digital age.  Just winding up its US tour, a traveling exhibition of the Bible in China—entitled “Thy Word is Truth: the Bible Ministry Exhibition of the Protestant Church in China”—might have slipped my notice....

His Holiness the Dalai Lama Goes to Washington

Amy Levin talks to Robert Barnett about HHDL's visit. Prayer flags and American flags are flying side by side as His Holiness the Dalai Lama (HHDL) continues his second week of the Kalachakra, a festival for “world peace,” from July 6-16 in our nation’s capital. The calendar of events began with a celebration of...

The Chinese Church

The Christian Century reports that China's Minister of State Administration for Religious Affairs, Wang Zuo'an, is in Nairobi for a visit with the Archbishop of the Anglican Church of Kenya to "enhance the relationship between the Anglican Church, the Global South Anglican Communion and the Chinese church."

80 Million Chinese Bibles

One quarter of all the bibles in the world were printed in China, with the government's support.  Can we still say that Chinese Communism is atheistic?

Happy 75th Birthday, Dalai Lama.

From AP via HuffPoUSAToday:
In Beijing, Foreign Ministry spokesman Qin Gang at a regular news conference Tuesday remarked about the date: "I only remember two dates: March 8, 1951 and May 23, 1959, the liberation of the Tibetan serfs."