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RELI0329

Religion in Modern China

Persecution and Revival of Religion in Modern China AT
In this study of the dramatic recent religious history of China, we will begin with "modern" critics and reformers at the end of the imperial era and then consider the communist suppression of religion and the "cult of Mao." Our focus, however, will be the remarkable revival of religion since Mao's death in 1976. We will investigate the activity itself-ranging from traditional practices to new religious movements to various forms of Christianity - and the complex cultural and political dynamics involved in this "return" to religion. (HIST 0232, RELI 0225, or waiver) 3 hrs. sem.
Subject:
Religion
Department:
Religion
Division:
Humanities
Requirements Fulfilled:
AAL PHL

Sections

Fall 2014

RELI0329A-F14 Seminar (Morrison)

Spring 2013

RELI0329A-S13 Seminar (Morrison)
RELI0329B-S13 Seminar (Morrison)

Fall 2010

RELI0329A-F10 Seminar (Morrison)