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Christian Fundamentalists Targeting Tibetans

While some Christian missionaries in China aim to fill spaces left by the suppression of traditional values and decline of Maoism, others work to convert members of already beleaguered minority cultures such as Tibetan Buddhism....

Once Denounced by Mao, Now at Rest in China

John Leighton Stuart was an American born in China to missionary parents, and was the last U.S. ambassador to the country before ties were cut off in 1949. Forty-six years after his death, his wish to be buried in China has...

Tough Times for Jesus in Xinjiang – Michael Manning

The Opposite End of China offers a tough, if slightly flippant, read on yesterday’s report that the Chinese government recently shut down two Christian-run businesses in Xinjiang on grounds they were fronts for missionary work. The post focuses on the fate of the Xinjiang Pacific Agricultural Resources Development Company, one of the targeted firms: Of […]

Group Says China Deporting Missionaries – Alexa Olesen

From AP via Washington Post: China has kicked out more than 100 suspected foreign missionaries in a campaign to prevent proselytizing ahead of next year’s Beijing Summer Olympics, a U.S. monitoring group said Tuesday. The government launched “a massive expulsion campaign of foreign Christians” in February dubbed Typhoon No. 5, said the China Aid Association, […]

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