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Religious Revivalism

Khun Eng Kuah-Pearce

in Rebuilding the Ancestral Village

Published by Hong Kong University Press

Published in print December 2010 | ISBN: 9789888028818
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9789882207332 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5790/hongkong/9789888028818.003.0007
Religious Revivalism

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This chapter explores the extent to which religion and religious fairs have been revived since the mid-1980s. It examines religious reproduction in the qiaoxiang, focusing on the centrality of Qingshui zushigong and the implications for the lineage identity of Singapore and village Chinese.

Keywords: religion; religion fairs; religious reproduction; qiaoxiang; Qingshui zushigong; lineage identity

Chapter.  10915 words. 

Subjects: Society and Culture

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