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Book Forum on Ian Johnson's, "The Souls of China: The Return of Religion after Mao"

April 18, 2017 • 3:00 – 4:30 pm EDT

Please note the change in time: 3:00-4:30 pm

Please join the Freeman Chair in China Studies on April 18th for a discussion of Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ian Johnson’s latest book, The Souls of China: The Return of Religion after Mao. The Souls of China tells the story of one of the world's great spiritual revivals. Following a century of violent anti-religious campaigns, China is now filled with new temples, churches and mosques – as well as cults, sects and politicians trying to harness religion for their own ends. Driving this explosion of faith is uncertainty – over what it means to be Chinese, and how to live an ethical life in a country that discarded traditional morality a century ago and is still searching for new guideposts.

Copies of the book will be available on site, and Mr. Johnson will be available for signing copies after the event.

Scott Kennedy
Senior Adviser and Trustee Chair in Chinese Business and Economics