Jinghao ZHOU

Chinese people clamoring to touch the stone lion at the 1,700-year-old Guangxiaosi Buddhist temple. There are reportedly more than 100 million religious believers in modern China, and most profess faith in one of these three traditions—Confucianism, Daosim, and Buddhism. As of 2007 China had about 13,000 Buddhist temples and 200,000 Buddhist monks and nuns. PHOTO BY ROBERT EATON.

Contemporary China is a country of diverse but strictly regulated religions. People continue

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By |2014-12-16T16:53:43-05:00January 23rd, 2012|Berkshire Encyclopedia of China, Religion, Religion or Philosophy, Values and Worldview|Comments Off on Religious Practice, Contemporary (Dāngdài zōngjiào huódòng 当代宗教活动)|Dāngdài zōngjiào huódòng 当代宗教活动 (Religious Practice, Contemporary)

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