In 2010, a Florida pastor with just a few dozen followers attracted international media coverage when he announced plans to burn copies of the Quran on the anniversary of 9/11. By taking the bait, media outlets became complicit in advancing his hate-filled agenda, making Terry Jones a household name in the U.S. and far beyond. […]
Cherian George is an associate professor at Hong Kong Baptist University School of Communication and director of the Asia Journalism Fellowship in Singapore. He has written extensively on hate speech and ethical media.
Read the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy entry on Zhuangzi, one of the major foundational texts of Taoism.
Eileen Barker is a professor emeritus in the sociology department at the University of London. She studies minority religions, including cults, sects and new religious movements and relevant social conditions. She is a source on the majority religion of Catholicism.
“Global Warming Seen as a Major Problem Around the World Less Concern in the U.S., China and Russia”
A 2oo9 Pew Global Attitudes survey found that concern about climate change is far lower in the U.S., China and Russia than in other major countries.
Offers news and information and historical information on Orthodoxy practice in China.
The China Program of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, D.C., hosted “China’s Olympian Challenge: Can Beijing Deliver on Its Promises?” on Oct. 11, 2007. It is the oldest international affairs think tank in the United States. Email via the website.
The Brookings Institution’s John L. Thornton China Center develops analysis and policy recommendations. Director Jeffrey Bader worked for the U.S. government for 27 years.
Center on Religion and Chinese Society at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind., opened in 2008, focuses on religions in Chinese societies, including mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and other Chinese communities. Fenggang Yang is the director.