After Migration and Religious Affiliation : Religions, by Chee-Beng Tan

By Chee-Beng Tan

This can be a well timed e-book that fills the space within the examine of chinese language out of the country and their religions within the worldwide context. wealthy in ethnographic fabrics, this is often the 1st complete publication that indicates the transnational spiritual networks one of the chinese language of alternative nationalities and among the chinese language in another country and the areas in China. The ebook highlights various non secular traditions together with chinese language renowned faith, Buddhism, Christianity and Islam, and discusses inter-cultural affects on religions, their localization, their value to cultural belonging, and the transnational nature of non secular affiliations and networking.

Readership: students, postgraduate scholars and basic public who're attracted to the learn of chinese language out of the country, relatively almost about non secular association.

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3 Interview with Mr Kurniawan, head of the Kiem Hien Kiong temple, Gresik, 16 March 2010. indd 14 24-07-2014 11:08:36 b1751 After Migration and Religious Affiliation: Religions, Chinese Identities and Transnational Networks The Mazu Worship on the Island of Java 15 A total of 55 temples had come with their kimsins and incense burners. They were all welcomed with announcements over the loudspeakers, Chinese religious music and the sound of cymbals. One kimsin had come from Manado the Northern part of the island of Sulawesi.

Nevertheless, it seems that there was no unified view within the government and the religious issue is complex and sensitive. Therefore, apart from a few temples which were “transformed” into the so-called “Buddhist Temples”, the Chinese contents of the majority of the klenteng were rather unchanged; in other words, the destruction of Chinese klenteng by the Indonesian authorities was rather limited. As stated earlier, the government intervention in “cleansing” Chinese religions also affected Buddhism in Indonesia.

In Village Life in Hong Kong: Politics, Gender, and Ritual in the New Territories, J. L. Watson and R. S. ). Hong Kong: Chinese University Press. Widodo, Johannes. 2008. ” Paper presented at the IUAES Congress in Kunming July 2008, ‘Urban Symbolism and Hypercity’ session. Xu, Xiaowang. 2007. Mazu xinyang shi yanjiu (A Study of the History of Mazu Beliefs). Fuzhou: Haifeng Chubanshe. indd 17 24-07-2014 11:08:37 May 2, 2013 14:6 BC: 8831 - Probability and Statistical Theory This page intentionally left blank PST˙ws b1751 After Migration and Religious Affiliation: Religions, Chinese Identities and Transnational Networks 2 STATE AND “CHINESE RELIGIONS” IN INDONESIA: CONFUCIANISM, TRIDHARMA AND BUDDHISM DURING THE SUHARTO RULE AND AFTER* Leo Suryadinata State and “Chinese Minority Religions” For political scientists and political sociologists, “state” is an important actor to be considered in dealing with communities and societies in developing societies.

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