By Chee-Beng Tan

This is a well timed publication that fills the distance within the examine of chinese language abroad and their religions within the worldwide context. wealthy in ethnographic fabrics, this can be the 1st finished e-book that indicates the transnational spiritual networks one of the chinese language of alternative nationalities and among the chinese language in a foreign country and the areas in China. The ebook highlights different non secular traditions together with chinese language well known faith, Buddhism, Christianity and Islam, and discusses inter-cultural impacts on religions, their localization, their importance to cultural belonging, and the transnational nature of non secular affiliations and networking.

Contents:

  • Chinese spiritual Traditions and residing within the Diaspora:
    • The Mazu Worship at the Island of Java (Myra Sidharta)
    • State and "Chinese Religions" in Indonesia: Confucianism, Tridharma and Buddhism in the course of the Suharto Rule and After (Leo Suryadinata)
    • Under the Buddha's Shadow: Buddhism and the chinese language in Myanmar (Duan Ying)
    • Teaching approximately Qi: wisdom Transmission between chinese language Ethnic Practitioners of conventional chinese language drugs within the usa (Emily S Wu)
  • Localization and chinese language non secular Traditions:
    • Syncretism as non secular id: chinese language non secular tradition within the Philippines (Aristotle C Dy and Teresita Ang See)
    • Datuk Kong Worship and chinese language faith in Malaysia: Reflections of Syncretism, Pragmatism and Inclusiveness (Lee Yok cost and Chin Yee Mun)
  • Christianity, Islam and the chinese language Overseas:
    • Religious association and Propensity to Christianity of chinese language in Canada (Eva Xiaoling Li and Peter S Li)
    • Between Catholicism and Evangelism: The Peruvian chinese language group (Isabelle Lausent-Herrera)
    • Overseas chinese language Protestant church buildings in Japan: alterations as Witnessed from Their Stance towards Christian venture actions (Kainei Mori)
    • Junus Jahja and Chinese-Indonesian Muslims in Indonesia (Chiou Syuan-yuan)
  • Religious Affiliations and Transnational Networks:
    • Japanese Buddhism and chinese language Sub-ethnic tradition: situations of a chinese language Buddhist association from Shantou to Vietnam (Satohiro Serizawa)
    • Transnational Ritual Practices one of the chinese language Migrants in Spain (Irene Masdeu Torruella)
    • Ancestral God, Locality God, and chinese language Transnational Pilgrimage (Tan Chee-Beng)

Readership: students, postgraduate scholars and common public who're drawn to the examine of chinese language in another country, rather on the subject of spiritual affiliation.
Key Features:

  • First entire booklet that describes chinese language out of the country from the viewpoint of non secular affiliation
  • Shows the relationship among China and the chinese language abroad via non secular networks

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