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Offline kevindavis

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Jesus more popular than Mao in China?
« on: April 13, 2014, 03:47:18 PM »
Despite Christianity's struggles in China, Jesus and Christianity are still far more popular on Weibo, China's version of Twitter than Chairman Mao and Communism.

A survey by Tea Leaf Nation, a magazine run by researchers studying China's social media trends, found that a search for 'Bible' on Weibo produces over 17 million results.

Searching the same site for 'Quotations of Chairman Mao', a text more commonly known in the West as the 'Little Red Book' only yielded 60,000 results.

http://www.christiantoday.com/article/jesus.more.popular.than.mao.in.china/36729.htm
« Last Edit: April 13, 2014, 03:48:14 PM by kevindavis »
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Re: Jesus more popular than Mao in China?
« Reply #1 on: April 13, 2014, 06:30:46 PM »
Why not. He didn't cause the deaths of some 70-100 million Chinese like Fat Boy did.
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Re: Jesus more popular than Mao in China?
« Reply #2 on: April 13, 2014, 11:17:47 PM »
Maybe it's because Mao is taught in schools and anyone can learn about him anywhere, but you have to put effort into learning about Jesus.

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Re: Jesus more popular than Mao in China?
« Reply #3 on: April 14, 2014, 02:59:23 PM »
let's give credit where credit is due, the many Christian missionaries sent to China over the decades.
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Re: Jesus more popular than Mao in China?
« Reply #4 on: April 17, 2014, 08:38:59 PM »
let's give credit where credit is due, the many Christian missionaries sent to China over the decades.


That is true..
GOP House members came to Paul Ryan to be Speaker. He didn't come to them. And he was everybody's conservative darling back in 2012. So unless 1 of the remaining 240 wants to step up & do a better job in budgeting & negotiations & herding the party cats, then everybody please STFU. You go to battle with the army you have, not the one you want but don't have.

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Re: Jesus more popular than Mao in China?
« Reply #5 on: April 18, 2014, 08:29:30 AM »
let's give credit where credit is due, the many Christian missionaries sent to China over the decades.

Agreed. They risked it all, too.
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Re: Jesus more popular than Mao in China?
« Reply #6 on: April 18, 2014, 06:39:39 PM »
Can we presume then the Beatles are more popular than Mao?
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