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Catholics and civil society in China

United States. Congressional-Executive Commission on China

Catholics and civil society in China

roundtable before the Congressional-Executive Commission on China, One Hundred Eighth Congress, second session, September 17, 2004.

by United States. Congressional-Executive Commission on China

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Catholics -- China,
  • Freedom of religion -- China

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX1665 .U55 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 35 p. ;
    Number of Pages35
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17625556M
    ISBN 100160740991
    LC Control Number2004483652
    OCLC/WorldCa57313143

      While the concept of civil society is an abstract notion covering a wide variety of social dynamics, the crucial measure of its presence in any nation is the ability of .   China's Catholics tells the story of a village in Shanxi Province where a family planning team arrived in to try to distribute contraception in accord with the state's "one-child" policy.

    Catholic Emancipation, in British history, the freedom from discrimination and civil disabilities granted to the Roman Catholics of Britain and Ireland in a series of laws during the late 18th and early 19th centuries. After the Reformation, Roman Catholics in Britain had been harassed by numerous restrictions. In Britain, Roman Catholics could not purchase land, hold civil or military offices. Free 2-day shipping. Buy China's Catholics: Tragedy and Hope in an Emerging Civil Society at nd: Richard Madsen.

      Carol Lee Hamrin, “To Serve the People: NGOs and the Development of Civil Society in China” (testimony, Roundtable of the Congressional-Executive Commission on NGOs in China, Washington, DC.   A villager climbs up the steps toward a cross near a Catholic church on the outskirts of Taiyuan, North China’s Shanxi province, Decem


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Reviews "China's Catholics is both highly informative and a pleasure to read. Madsen's supple prose acts as a zoom lens: at one moment it places us in the center of daily Chinese life, hearing the sounds and smelling the scents; in the next it pulls us smoothly back, into the sophisticated discussion of social structure, theological controversy, or the prospects for 'civil society' in China.

The Catholic Church in China (called Tiānzhǔ Jiào, 天主敎, literally, "Religion of the Lord of Heaven", after the term for God traditionally used in Chinese by Catholics) has a long and complicated ianity has existed in China in various forms since at least the Tang Dynasty in the 8th century AD.

Following the takeover by the Communist Party of China, Catholic. ""China's Catholics is both highly informative and a pleasure to read. Madsen's supple prose acts as a zoom lens: at one moment it places us in the center of daily Chinese life, hearing the sounds and smelling the scents; in the next it pulls us smoothly back, into the sophisticated discussion of social structure, theological controversy, or the prospects for 'civil society' in by: CATHOLICS AND CIVIL SOCIETY IN CHINA CECC Roundtable September Rayburn House a.m.

Testimony of Sister Janet Carroll Senator Chuck Hagel, at a session of this Committee last June, astutely noted that “China’s future is also important to America’s future.

It is in our interest to work broadly and deeply with the Chinese. After suffering isolation and persecution during the Maoist era, the Catholic Church in China has reemerged with astonishing vitality in recent years. Richard Madsen focuses on this revival and relates it to the larger issue of the changing structure of Chinese society, particularly to its implications for the development of a "civil society."Madsen knows China well and has spent extensive.

Get this from a library. China's Catholics: tragedy and hope in an emerging civil society. [Richard Madsen] -- "After suffering isolation and persecution during the Maoist era, the Catholic Church in China has reemerged with astonishing vitality in recent years.

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University of California Press,pp. Publication Date: November 3,   New laws governing civil society in China are a case in point. During its meetings in Marchthe National People’s Congress passed a new Charity Law that will go into effect on September 1, and govern all charity organizations in China.

Buy the Hardcover Book China's Catholics: Tragedy and Hope in an Emerging Civil Society by Richard Madsen atCanada's largest bookstore. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. Since coming to power inXi Jinping has overseen a sweeping crackdown on civil society.

Inpolice targeted almost rights lawyers and activists in what some have dubbed a. The Vatican seemed to hope to reverse the decline in the number of Catholics in China. But for Beijing, the measure was a way to tighten control over.

One theme of Ian Johnson’s new book The souls of China, also shown in his youtube clips, is the resurgence of Christianity. For an introduction to Catholicism in north China, see. Richard Madsen, China’s Catholics: tragedy and hope in an emerging civil society (Berkeley: University of California Press, ).

For Shanxi, I already mentioned a Catholic village in Xinzhou. Richard Madsen, China’s Catholics: Tragedy and Hope in an Emerging Civil Society (Berkeley: University of California, ) In his recent prize-winning book, Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth and Faith in the New China (New York: Farrar, Strauss, ), Evan Osnos devotes a good deal of attention to what he perceives as a.

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Format Book Published Berkeley: University of California Press, c Description xiii, p.: ill., maps ; 23 cm. Series Comparative studies in religion and society ; 12 Notes Includes bibliographical references (p.

.the concept of civil society, which has many competing formulations.(4) One Putnam’s book is the classic argument for social capital production as explaining the func - Protestant Christianity and Civil Society in Authoritarian China.The Catholic Church in the United States is composed of ecclesiastical communities in full communion with the Holy See.

With 23% of the United States population as ofthe Catholic Church is the country's second largest religious grouping, after Protestantism, and the country's largest Church or religious denomination.

The United States has the fourth largest Catholic population in the Classification: Catholic.