One of the main characters in The Souls of China is Wang Yi, a dynamic pastor in the…
Dec 14, 2018
In this piece for The New York Times I investigate Beijing's new airport in the suburb of…
Nov 26, 2018
Many thanks to the Catholic magazine Spiritus , which has excerpted part of The Souls and…
Nov 26, 2018
Why has China had such a hard time accommodating Islam? In this piece for The New York Review of…
Nov 23, 2018
It's official: I'm now a doctoral candidate at Leipzig University, studying Chinese religion and…
Nov 11, 2018
In my latest for The New York Review of Books , I look at Taoism: how it moved westward and…
Oct 20, 2018
Parlez-vou 中文?How growing up during Montreal's language wars made me a China watcher
Oct 17, 2018
Christians in China have faced two very different challenges: naked state violence and state…
Sep 25, 2018
The downfall of China's most prominent Buddhist monk raises questions about the religion's path.
Sep 15, 2018
Suddenly articles are appearing again... this time in The New York Review of Books. 
Sep 11, 2018
As a follow-up to a talk I gave this past spring, the Steyler Missionaries' China Zentrum in Sankt…
Sep 11, 2018
For German readers here's a piece I did for  china heute  on the future of religion in China. 
Aug 3, 2018
On Friday night in Berlin, about 500 people came to the Gethsemane Church for a service to…
Jul 10, 2018
Read the latest in my eight-year series of interview with Chinese thinkers about problems facing…
Jun 18, 2018
How one of the most important documents in Chinese history ended up in Washington's Smithsonian…
Jun 8, 2018
This week marks the 10th anniversary of the Sichuan earthquake, a time when it seemed like civil…
May 16, 2018
Is the Chinese government preparing a crackdown on Christianity in China? And does it have to do…
Apr 9, 2018
One of the best parts of writing a crossover book like Souls of China is getting reviewed in two…
Mar 15, 2018
"Mao and Deng had proxies who took the fall for failed policies. Now, it’s Xi standing alone." 
Mar 14, 2018
In March I'll be traveling to California, Washington D.C. and Indiana to support the launch of the…
Mar 8, 2018
With the Vatican and Beijing on the verge of a historic deal, I take a deeper look at the problems…
Feb 14, 2018
In his first comments since news of a possible deal between the Vatican and Beijing broke, an…
Feb 11, 2018
As we commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Great Leap Famine, I ask the touchy question of who…
Feb 5, 2018
Nearly 20 years ago, China was rocked by what are still the biggest demonstrations since the 1989…
Feb 1, 2018
In this NYT piece , I write about surprising new develops in Sino-Vatican relations.
Jan 29, 2018

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