Buddhist Revival under State Watch

@article{Laliberte2011BuddhistRU,
  title={Buddhist Revival under State Watch},
  author={André Laliberté},
  journal={Journal of Current Chinese Affairs},
  year={2011},
  volume={40},
  pages={107 - 134}
}
The Chinese Communist Party has shown tolerance, if not direct support, for the growth of Buddhism over the last few decades. Three explanations for this lenient attitude are explored in this article. The flourishing of Buddhism is encouraged by the state less for its propaganda value in foreign affairs than for its potential to lure tourists who will, in turn, represent a source of revenue for local governments. Buddhist institutions are also establishing their track record in the management… Expand
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