Articles

In this review  in The New York Review of Books, Roderick MacFarquhar gives a detailed review of…
May 21, 2017
One of the most interesting interviewers I had was Kimberly Winston of Religion News Service, a…
May 17, 2017
The Christian Science Monitor gives an in-depth review of Souls of China, concluding that....
May 13, 2017
In this review  of The Souls of China in The Spectator, Roger Garside writes that I "skilfully…
May 12, 2017
In this NYT travel piece , I explore Beijing as a sacred city.
May 4, 2017
After a month in the US talking about the return of religion after Mao, I'm back in China, with…
May 4, 2017
In this excerpt of my book in The Atlantic , I introduce on of China's most charismatic pastors,…
Apr 25, 2017
It took some doing but I managed to interview the reclusive author Ke Yunlu. Read it here in the…
Mar 29, 2017
An abbreviated chapter from The Souls of China in the NYT's Sunday Review.
Mar 24, 2017
Before you read the book, see the trailer....
Mar 15, 2017
Kirkus Reviews weighs in with a starred review of my forthcoming book, The Souls of China. Click…
Mar 13, 2017
"Compelling and lyrical:" Publishers Weekly has some nice things to say about The Souls of China.…
Mar 9, 2017
I'll be spending nearly a month in the United States in April and May, 2017, to talk about China's…
Feb 19, 2017
An excerpt of The Souls of China in Foreign Affairs ...
Feb 14, 2017
Is there really hope of a rapprochement between Beijing and the Vatican? 
Dec 29, 2016
A fun Q&A with me about another hat I wear in Beijing--as a teacher of Chinese religion to…
Nov 16, 2016
Francis and Xi: recording a Sinica Podcast about the Vatican's possible rapprochement with…
Nov 14, 2016
On Wednesday I picked up the unbound galleys of my book and now have to start proofreading....
Oct 22, 2016
Another early reader has this to say about The Souls of China:
Oct 11, 2016
My piece in the New York Times on Xi's efforts to keep a lid on China's explosive religious…
Oct 7, 2016
Final copy edits for The Souls of China
Sep 24, 2016
In this insightful review as a Weixin post , the Chinese Christian author Promise Hsu gives an…
Sep 10, 2016
While copy-editing my new book on China's religious revival, I came across this photo in my files…
Sep 2, 2016
In this Q&A with Terry Kleeman for the NYT's Sinosphere blog , we talk about the origins of…
Aug 9, 2016
This should be the title of a very eclectic conference I'll be attending in August. 
Jul 26, 2016