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Vibrant Religion Remains in China: Review of Johnson’s The Souls of China: The Return of Religion After Mao
Vibrant Religion Remains in China: Review of Johnson’s The Souls of China

Ian Johnson’s The Souls of China: The Return of Religion After Mao provides a picture of the vibrant and varied religious faith in China, demonstrating that even after Mao Zedong’s campaign against religion and the devastation of the Cultural Revolution, religion has not only reemerged in some parts of China but is thriving.