China’s New Bestseller: The Bible

China’s New Bestseller: The Bible

(December 17, 2007, Time, by Austin Ramzy)

Amity has churned out 41 million Bibles for Chinese believers at its plant outside the southern city of Nanjing, including more than 3 million copies last year. (About nine million copies have been exported to Africa, other parts of Asia and Central Europe.) For a country whose religious oppression tends to make more international headlines than its exhibitions of tolerance, that stands as a significant achievement.

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