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Does China Need a Pluralist Theory of Religion?

  • Wang Zhicheng

Abstract

In China, the academic study of religions began in the early twentieth century. Before 1949, Chinese scholars had translated and published various works of religions; however, only a few works had a great influence on later generations. After 1949, the study of religions was put on hold until 1978. Today, the Chinese study of religions lags far behind that of the Western world. Only recently has the question of whether China needs a pluralist theory of religion become a matter of dispute in Chinese academic circles.

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Ultimate Reality Christian Faith Christian Theology Chinese Traditional Culture Religious Pluralism 
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