By Selina Ching Chan,Graeme Lang
Much has been written on how temples are built or reconstructed for reviving neighborhood non secular and communal existence or for recycling culture after the marketplace reforms in China. The dynamics among the kingdom and society that lie at the back of the revival of temples and non secular practices initiated via the locals were well-analysed. notwithstanding, there's a hole within the literature in terms of knowing non secular revivals that have been in its place led through neighborhood governments.
This publication examines the revival of worship of the chinese language Deity Huang Daxian and the development of many new temples to the god in mainland China over the past two decades. It analyses the function of neighborhood governments in starting up temple building initiatives in China, and the way development-oriented temple-building actions in Mainland China demonstrate the forces of transnational ties, capital, markets and identities, as temples have been equipped with the wish of constructing tourism, boosting the neighborhood economic system, and adorning chinese language identities for Hong Kong worshippers and Taiwanese in keeping with the reunification of Hong Kong to China.
Including chapters on neighborhood non secular reminiscence awakening, pilgrimage as a kind of tourism, ladies temple managers, entrepreneurialism and the non secular financial system, and in keeping with broad fieldwork, Chan and Lang have produced a very interdisciplinary keep on with as much as The upward thrust of a Refugee God in an effort to attract scholars and students of chinese language faith, chinese language tradition, Asian anthropology, cultural historical past and Daoism alike.
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