Buddhism, Islam, and Christianity are facing significant restrictions in China but they are also finding new ways to circumvent such obstacles and even compete with each other, according to new research. Some of these new developments dovetail with the rapid economic expansion of Chinese cities.
Richard Cimino is the founder and editor of Religion Watch, a newsletter monitoring trends in contemporary religion. Since January 2008, Religion Watch is published by Religioscope Institute. Website: www.religionwatch.com.