Religion: Marxianity

"The people of the People's Republic of China shall have freedom of . . . religious belief." With these fine words, the Chinese Communist government tried last fall to soothe anxious Christians, inside China and out. For a while, many a Protestant missionary and even some old China hands were hopeful. But it was soon made plain, even to the hopeful Christians who had swallowed the "agrarian reform" line, that Communists in China feel no more kindly toward Christianity than do Communists in the U.S.S.R., Czechoslovakia and Hungary.

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