WeChat provides an unprecedented and vibrant platform for Christians in China to publicize their faith on a scale never seen before, thus serving as a powerful vehicle for transporting information between the church, the society, and the state, mitigating the prevailing information problem that has long handicapped these relations.
Christian New Media in China: The Gospel via WeChat
Jinrui Xi is Assistant Professor in the School of International Studies / Academy of Overseas Chinese Studies, Jinan University, Guangzhou, China. He is currently writing a book on authoritarian responsiveness in China’s state governance. Email: <JinruiXi@my.unt.edu>.
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Jinrui Xi; Christian New Media in China: The Gospel via WeChat. Asian Survey 1 December 2019; 59 (6): 1001–1021. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.6.1001
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