Writes for @NYTimes, @NYBooks, others. Author of books on civil society, religion, politics. Advising editor, Journal of Asian Studies @jas_tw

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@iandenisjohnson — 29,259 followers, 4,577 tweets

RT @tongbingxue: Part 2: The lost Chinese folk Music: Beijing Dialect Storytelling with Drums 京韵大鼓 in 1929. https://t.co/aYJz0M1TjR
@kenixfan @alecash It’s a form of humorous speech where you state an exaggerated viewpoint that you obviously don’t hold. The very outrageous nature of what is stated makes plain the intent. Apologies if it didn’t work for you.
The Five Books interviews: my half-dozen-minus-one favorites on China religion. Thanks to @alecash for a pleasant evening of whisky, over which we discussed books by Henrietta Harrison, Red Pine, David Palmer, Vincent Goossaert, and Richard Madsen.  https://fivebooks.com/best-books/religion-in-china-ian-johnson/ 
RT @Stevejonesblog: good list from @iandenisjohnson (useful even for those not so deluded as to think of China as an atheist country!)  https://twitter.com/five_books/status/953272151481749504 
RT @Classical_Ideas: I finally knocked out the last 25 pages of @iandenisjohnson remarkable book (complete with hardback and audio read by…
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