The Upsurge of Religion in China

  title={The Upsurge of Religion in China},
  author={Richard P. Madsen},
  journal={Journal of Democracy},
  pages={58 - 71}
Unlike liberal democracies, which generally accord their citizens the right to complete freedom of religious belief and practice, the People's Republic of China claims that it needs to control religion in order to preserve social harmony and economic modernization. China's government maintains that religion is destined to recede as modernization continues to proceed. Yet religion is growing rapidly, and has overwhelmed the CCP regime's systems of surveillance and control. Along with similar… 
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