Krista's conversation with Nicole Mones about Chinese cuisine as a necessary means of building connectedness.
A filmmaker and scholar gives us a parallel story to the ubiquitous news of China's economy and politics. Mayfair Yang discusses the ancient and reemerging traditions of reverence and ritual — revealing background to its approach to Tibet. And, she tells us how China gleaned some of its recent dismissive attitudes towards religion from the West.
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An endearing story from Krista's conversation with Mayfair Yang, caught on video.
Evoking the "implicit religious sentiments" of the Beijing opening ceremonies.
A gripping photo from the 2008 earthquake.
"The Dead Sea Scrolls" of Chinese theological history uncover an emotional side of Confucianism.
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Survivors flee on a military ferry three days after an earthquake struck southwestern China on May 12, 2008.
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