China’s Christianity Boom

Andrew Sullivan —  Sep 13 2011 @ 5:23pm


Tim Gardam updates us on Christianity in China, where there are already "more Chinese at church on a Sunday than in the whole of Europe":

The State fears the influence of zealous American evangelism and some of the House Church theology has those characteristics, but, in many other respects, it seems to be an indigenous Chinese movement – charismatic, energetic and young.

(Hat tip: Joe Carter. Photo: Young Chinese Catholics perform during mass at the government sanctioned Southern Church in Beijing, China. Photo by Andrew Wong/Getty Images.)