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Religion and the Chinese state: three crises and a solution

DuBois, Thomas

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On the surface, religious policy in China may appear contradictory. On the one hand, the state is officially atheist. It has mounted a highly publicized campaign to suppress Falun Gong, and maintains restrictions on Islam, Tibetan Buddhism and Christianity that reveal a profound fear of independent religious organisation. On the other, China insists that it respects religious freedom. The Chinese government proudly supports the staging of certain religious festivals, finances reconstruction of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/50415
Source: Australian Journal of International Affairs
DOI: 10.1080/10357711003736501

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