Religion and Public Life Program to host ‘Religion in China’

Rice University’s Religion and Public Life Program will host “Religion in China” Nov. 15 from 8 to 9:30 a.m. in Sewall Hall, Room 309. The event is free and open to the public.


The event will feature a discussion on Chinese religious traditions by renowned scholar of religion Fenggang Yang, professor of sociology and director of the Center on Religion and Chinese Society at Purdue University, and Elaine Howard Ecklund, the Herbert S. Autrey Chair and Professor of Sociology, co-director of the Boniuk Institute for the Study and Advancement of Religious Tolerance and director of Rice’s Religion and Public Life Program.

A reception with light breakfast and coffee will follow in the foyer of Rice Gallery. For more information on the program or to RSVP, visit

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