China

HDS Berggruen Fellow Professor Anna Sun

Video: The Logic of Prayer in Contemporary China

April 19, 2017

Dr. Anna Sun, HDS Berggruen Fellow and Associate Professor of Sociology and Asian Studies at Kenyon College gives a lecture based on her research project for the year, “The Logic of Prayer in Contemporary China.”

Ann Sun

Resurfacing Religion in Contemporary China

April 18, 2017

Anna Sun, Associate Professor of Sociology and Asian Studies at Kenyon College, is Harvard Divinity School’s second Berggruen Fellow. Her research focuses on the revival of Confucianism as a religion in contemporary China. She also works on larger conceptual and methodological issues in the study of Chinese religions, as well as the relationship between religion and politics.… Read more about Resurfacing Religion in Contemporary China

A Call to Serve China’s Children

A Call to Serve China’s Children

November 17, 2005

It was a seemingly mundane activity—the reading of a newspaper—which moved Gwen Moore, MDiv ’00, to make a fundamental shift in her life. In December 1995, Moore scanned The New York Times and noticed a cover story about economic development in China. The piece showed that the great economic gains on China’s coast were far from the grasp of impoverished peasants in the country’s heartland.… Read more about A Call to Serve China’s Children