Religion in Modern China
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.
- Spring 2013
- Munroe Hall 401(MNR 401)
- 12:15pm-1:30pm on Monday, Wednesday (Feb 11, 2013 to May 13, 2013)
- Elizabeth Morrison
- Requirements Fulfilled:
- AAL CW PHL
- Cross-Listed As:
- RELI0329A-S13 *
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