Category Archives: Religions of East Asia

On the Role of Chinese Religion in Environmental Protection – The New York Times

“Prasenjit Duara is one of the most original thinkers on culture and religion in Asia. A 66-year-old historian of China, he was born in Assam, India, and educated at the University of Delhi, the University of Chicago and Harvard. He … Continue reading

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Can the Chinese Communist Party really pick the next Dalai Lama? Heavens No.

Thank you Chris Buckley. Can the Chinese Communist Party really pick the next Dalai Lama, can they legitimately decide who the reincarnated being is? Buckley writes, ““It’s like Fidel Castro saying, ‘I will select the next pope and all the … Continue reading

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Sikhism is extraordinary. Not fundamentalist.

My friend Ed Stannard wrote a piece in the New Haven Register about how Sikhs are targeted for hate crimes, though they are not fundamentalists. I got interested enough to go to Wikipedia, which informed me of shockingly exciting facts … Continue reading

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