An Evangelist in Central China

Worshipers gather in the house of a Christian evangelist in central China.

Worshipers gather in the house of Christian evangelist Zhang Aiguo, in a small village in the central Chinese province of Anhui. Rob Gifford, NPR hide caption

itoggle caption Rob Gifford, NPR

For decades, Chinese people were told what to believe. Despite restrictions, thought control is a thing of the past, and people are flocking to religions new and old in an effort to fill the spiritual vacuum left by weakened communist ideology.

In part four of our series "A Nation of Individuals," NPR's Rob Gifford profiles Zhang Aiguo, a 40-year-old Christian evangelist in central China.

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.