Interior Spaces of Hope: Inner Selves, Intersubjectivity and Agency among Chinese Christians in Beijing

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Abstract

In this chapter i start for this idea of an inner void thar can be filled out by faith in God. I explore what is at stake for young well-educated urbanites, such as Tingting who convert to Christianity and become part of uinregistred house-churches tha operate in the shadow of state control.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEmptiness and Fullness : Ethnographies of Lack and Desire in Contemporary China
Number of pages15
PublisherBerghahn Books
Publication date1 Jan 2017
Pages52-66
ISBN (Print)978-1-78533-580-8
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-78533-581-5
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2017
SeriesStudies in Social Analysis

Keywords

  • Religion
  • everyday life

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