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A Star in the East: Chinese Theology

A Star in the East: Chinese Theology

Kristian Petersen April 27, 2017 0

First Impressions #103: Chloë Starr on Chinese Theology While Christianity has had a long history in China, only in the past century has Chinese Theology taken shape. Kristian Petersen talks with Chloë Starr, Associate Professor

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Impolite Conversation #19: Religion and Politics in Contemporary China

Impolite Conversation #19: Religion and Politics in Contemporary China

Impolite Conversation January 3, 2017 0

On this month’s Impolite Conversation, our friend Courtney Bruntz stops by the studio to talk us through which forms of religion are legal in contemporary China, which ones are banned, and which ones fall

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First Impressions #90: Erik Hammerstrom on the Science of Chinese Buddhism

First Impressions #90: Erik Hammerstrom on the Science of Chinese Buddhism

Kristian Petersen September 6, 2016 0

Chinese Buddhists saw modern science as an effective means for the investigation of knowledge but critiqued its underlying social ethic. Kristian Petersen talks with Erik Hammerstrom, Associate Professor of East Asian and Comparative Religions

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First Impressions #66: James Benn on the Religious and Cultural History of Tea in China

First Impressions #66: James Benn on the Religious and Cultural History of Tea in China

Kristian Petersen January 5, 2016 0

Tea has impacted Chinese society far beyond economics and agriculture. Kristian Petersen talks with James Benn, Professor of Religious Studies at McMaster University, about his new book Tea in China: A Religious and Cultural

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First Impressions #62: Gareth Fisher on Lay Buddhist Practice in Contemporary China

First Impressions #62: Gareth Fisher on Lay Buddhist Practice in Contemporary China

Kristian Petersen December 8, 2015 0

Lay Buddhism is a pathway to meaning in post-Maoist China. Kristian Petersen talks with Gareth Fisher, Associate Professor of Religion at Syracuse University, about his new book From Comrades to Bodhisattvas: Moral Dimensions of Lay

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