The idea of a confucian church as the state religion of china has roots in the thought of kang youwei 1858 1927 an exponent of the early new confucian search for a regeneration of the social relevance of confucianism at a time when it fell out of favour with the fall of the qing dynasty and the end of the chinese empire. As religious observance in china grows the chinese communist party continues to toughen oversight increase religious persecution and attempt to coopt state sanctioned religious organizations. state and religion in china is a wise and learned discussion of relationships between religious traditions and the chinese state beginning with an excellent historical analysis of the term zongjiao translated as religion anthony yus book surveys this relationship in rituals and beliefs promoted by emperors and officials and in buddhism . State and religion in china anthony c yu on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers in state and religion in china anthony yu takes a fresh look at chinese religion and its relation to politics he argues. In the two years since my last foreign affairs piece about religion in china chinas great awakening march april 2017 such stories have become common churches closed crosses removed mosques demolished muslims sent to internment camps the list of state organized measures against religion in china has been growing
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