The Virtual Freedom of Religion: Buddhist and Christian Websites in China

WEI Dedong
November 14, 2005

Dedong WEI

China’s official policy restricts religious activities to the premises of officially approved temples, churches and mosques, and no foreign missionaries are allowed. However, the internet has broken through such restrictions. . .
Dr. WEI Dedong is an Associate Professor of Religious Studies at Renmin University of China, Beijing, specializing in Buddhist philosophy and empirical research on religion in China. He has published numerous articles in scholarly journals. He is the editor of the Chinese Journal of the Social Scientific Study of Religion.