Special Report: COVID-19 impacts Chinese Buddhism, state control, and soft power
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.
WMU ScholarWorks Citation
Ashiwa, Yoshiko; Wank, David L.; and Religion & Diplomacy, "Special Report: COVID-19 impacts Chinese Buddhism, state control, and soft power" (2020). Pandemic Response and Religion in the USA: Law and Public Policy. 29.