China to Rewrite Quran, Bible to Fit “Socialist Values” — Bishop’s Encyclopedia of Religion, Society and Philosophy

According to Xinhua, a Chinese state-run news agency, the Chinese government intends to rewrite and retranslate religious texts such as the Bible and the Quran to ‘reflect socialist values.’ This follows the controversial crackdowns on the Muslim Uighur minority living in the western province of Xinjiang as well as persecution of Christians in the country. […]

via China to Rewrite Quran, Bible to Fit “Socialist Values” — Bishop’s Encyclopedia of Religion, Society and Philosophy

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  1. I suppose this kind of thing will continue to escalate until the Lord returns, but it is shows how powerful the Word of God is, if a government feels it’s too risky to allow the people to have access to it as it was written. The Scriptures free people from sin and fear, and provide hope, something many governments think is a danger to their continued rule.

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