China

China

By Trent Gilliss July 22, 2014

Listen to this wide-ranging public discussion with Bill Antholis and Krista Tippett about the four ways that nations have tried to reconcile religion and religious pluralism in the modern era.

September 12, 2011

Traditional Moon CakeThe egg yolk inside the moon cake evokes the full harvest moon. (photo: Mike Clarke/AFP/Getty Images)

For many Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese, the moon festival or mid-autumn harvest festival falls on the fifteenth day of the eighth lunar month. That is, today, September 12th, 2011.

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October 12, 2010

Ai Weiwei holds hand-painted, porcelain sunflower seeds from his installation at the Tate Modern in London.

April 09, 2010

Being new on the staff, I love hearing older programs that are new to me. Preparing for the Mayfair Yang show this week, Krista mentioned a past conversation with author Anchee Min, whose name came up again the next day when we received a copy of her latest book, Pearl of China.

Her interview in “Surviving the Religion of Mao” is a personal view into life growing up in Communist China, and as a devoted member of the Red Guard.

January 16, 2009

Mishra continues his critique of the ideologies of progress and globalization, refreamed for the current global economic situation.

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August 12, 2008

Evoking the "implicit religious sentiments" of the Beijing opening ceremonies.

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July 24, 2008

"The Dead Sea Scrolls" of Chinese theological history uncover an emotional side of Confucianism.

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June 27, 2008

An endearing story from Krista's conversation with Mayfair Yang, caught on video.

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June 26, 2008

Krista's conversation with Nicole Mones about Chinese cuisine as a necessary means of building connectedness.