Extended implications, origination, evolution and inspirations of harmonious relations among Yunnan’s diversified religions

ZHANG Qiaogui1 SUN Haoran1

(1.Yunnan Minzu University)

【Abstract】In China, religious relations carry multiple implications across politics, culture, society and belief, and involve multi-dimensional interactions of religions with the Communist Party of China, government, society, the international community and other religions. They constitute a sustained and stable interactive structure that encompasses many complicated factors inside and outside religions. Yunnan’s diversified religions, which have emerged amid special temporal, spatial and social conditions, are in harmony as different mechanisms take effect, such as border development, cultural integration, win-win economic relations, communication among ethnic groups, interactions in daily life and the balanced religious ecosystem featuring mutual restriction. Addressing how Yunnan’s diversified religions have emerged and evolved in harmony enables us to confidently gain broad insights into theories about and methods for handling diversified religious relations, and empowers well-informed policymaking.

【Keywords】 Yunnan; diversified religions; extended religious relations; origination mechanism; evolution mechanism;


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CN: 11-1299/B

Vol , No. 01, Pages 31-40

February 2019


Article Outline


  • 1 Introduction: insights into extended implications of religious relations
  • 2 Origination mechanism of Yunnan’s diversified religions
  • 3 Evolution of harmonious relations among Yunnan’s diversified religions
  • 4 Inspirations of harmonious relations among Yunnan’s diversified religions
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