Understanding the Changing Religious Landscape of China
China has experienced significant changes in its socioeconomic and religious landscape within last 30 years. To understand the future development of China, it is important to understand its religious landscape changes in past and future, which has been a fundamental component 0f human development. This presentation demonstrates how the spatial explorer of religion can facilitate the spatial study of religion and society, especially for the following questions: How the religious landscape of China will look like in 20, 50 or 100 years? What impacts of religious structures on regional landscape? What impact of urbanization on religious landscape? Is there a crowding out effect between different religions? What impact of international investments and trade on religious landscape? What are the spatial patterns and trends of different religious denominations? How the religious development interacts with other socioeconomic development?