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God and Caesar in China : policy implications of church-state tensions
AuthorKindopp, Jason
Hamrin, Carol Lee
Pub. LocationWashington, D.C.PublisherBrookings Institution Press
Date2004Phys. Desc.vii, 200 p. ; 24 cm.
LocationDirector's OfficeCall NumberBR1285.G63 2004
God and Caesar in China : policy implications of church-state tensions / Jason Kindopp, Carol Lee Hamrin, editors.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-190) and index.

Policy dilemmas in China's church-state relations: an introduction / Jason Kindopp -- State policy: control of religion -- A tradition of state dominance / Daniel H. Bays -- Control and containment in the reform era / Mickey Spiegel -- Accession to the world trade organization and state adaptation / Kim-Kwong Chan -- Church-state interaction -- Setting roots: the Catholic Church in China to 1949 / Jean-Paul Wiest -- Catholic conflict and cooperation in the People's Republic of China / Richard Madsen -- "Patriotic" Protestants: the making of an official church / Yihua Xu -- Fragmented yet defiant: Protestant resilience under Chinese Communist Party rule / Jason Kindopp -- Religion in U.S.-China relations -- Unreconciled differences: the staying power of religion / Peng Liu -- Advancing religious freedom in a global China: conclusions / Carol Lee Hamrin.

This work examines religion policy in China, the history and growth of the Catholic and Protestant churches in China, and the implications of church-state friction for US-China relations. It concludes with recommendations for US policy.

Subject(s)Church and state--China
China--Religion
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #14298
ISBN0815749376 ; 9780815749370LCCN2004000193OCLC54046229