After Migration and Religious Affiliation: Religions, Chinese Identities and Transnational Networks
By: Tan Chee-Beng (editor)Hardback
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This is a timely book that fills the gap in the study of Chinese overseas and their religions in the global context. Rich in ethnographic materials, this is the first comprehensive book that shows the transnational religious networks among the Chinese of different nationalities and between the Chinese overseas and the regions in China. The book highlights diverse religious traditions including Chinese popular religion, Buddhism, Christianity and Islam, and discusses inter-cultural influences on religions, their localization, their significance to cultural belonging, and the transnational nature of religious affiliations and networking.
The Mazu Worship on the Island of Java; State and "Chinese Religions" in Indonesia; Buddhism and the Chinese in Myanmar; Teaching about Qi: Knowledge in the United States; Chinese Religious Culture in the Philippines; Datuk Gong Worship and Chinese Religion in Malaysia; Christianity among the Chinese in Canada: Historical and Contemporary Patterns; Catholicism and Evangelism among the Peruvian Chinese Community; Overseas Chinese Protestant Churches in Japan; Junus Jahja and Chinese-Indonesian Muslims in Indonesia; Japanese Buddhism and Chinese Sub-ethnic Culture; Transnational Ritual Practices among the Chinese Migrants in Spain; Ancestral God, Locality God, and Chinese Overseas Transnational Pilgrimage.
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