1. Again, I will have to revert back to my prior comments on mass secular media which is far more influential than seeing pictures of church steeples on post cards.1. <quoted text>
Christianity cannot be a dissimilarity from the general American cultural environment. You are simply saying that your local cultural environment was different from the overall American cultural environment.
2. Atheists and agnostics vastly out number believers and believers in traditional belief systems vastly out Christians just as one would predict based on the overall cultural environment.
4. but the point is that the vast majority of Chinese who do choose to be religious choose the traditional religions rather than Christianity.
Those statistics are probably not all that accurate but Im pretty confident that Christianity is not taking over the country by storm. Again I think accurate statistics would also show that those who do choose a belief system would more frequently choose one of the more tradition belief systems of that culture.
2. The thing you are missing is that Christianity is a growing religion in China. Not a stagnant minority. It really 'doesn't' matter what the statistics are. However, because so much of Christianity falls under the radar, what you're claiming based on Chinese governmental statistics would be very difficult to prove. The growth, as one would expect, is what causes concern due to fear of uprising.
3. I'm sorry, but what's true?
4. Hmmm. What happened in South Korea?
As of 2005, 46.5% of South Koreans had no religious preference. The largest religion was Buddhism, with 22.8%, followed by all Protestant Christian denominations, at 18.3%, and Catholics, at 10.9%.
Christian 31.6%(Protestant 24%, Roman Catholic 7.6%), Buddhist 24.2%, other or unknown 0.9%, none 43.3%(2010 survey)
The first source of course separate Protestants from Catholics. The second source combines the two which when done surpasses Buddhism. But Korea's traditional/historical religion is Buddhism.