Title

Special Report: COVID-19 impacts Chinese Buddhism, state control, and soft power

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

4-20-2020

Capture Date

6-4-2020

URL

https://religionanddiplomacy.org.uk/2020/04/20/special-report-impact-of-covid-19-on-chinese-buddhism-and-soft-power/

Abstract

This essay details the religious response to COVID-19 in the People’s Republic of China (PRC). It deals specifically with Han Buddhism. The essay details temples, material support, prayer, and other rituals that have looked differently due to COVID-19. State control of religion is discussed in its relationship to the coronavirus pandemic.

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