Chinese Migration To America

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Chinese people have migrated to the US generations ago and their decedents brought some cultural elements from their heritage. Chinese Americans today have lost their heritage and when it comes to questions about specific religious beliefs, including belief in God, Chinese American tend to resemble Christians. The purpose of this paper is to discuss the religious belief in cosmology, spirits and gods, general character of religion, animism, luck and chance, and sacred objects and places. Cosmology When Chinese people came to America church workers desired to convert them to Christianity, but the majority of nineteenth century Chinese retained their religious traditions. Buddhism influenced many Chinese people. Buddhism taught that suffering

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