Singapore Chinese Temples Book Cover

New Book on Chinese Temples in Singapore by MAI Researcher

Singapore Chinese Temples Book Cover

In Search of Temples. The Temples of the Singapore Chinese

By Leon Comber* and Xu Liying
(ISBN 9789 8108 8844 2, 2012, 100 pp, Paperback, in Chinese)
Publisher: Taoist College, Singapore

Singapore Chinese Temples Book CoverA comparative description of a selection of contemporary Chinese temples in Singapore and the same temples as they existed half a century ago, some of which date back to the time of the first Chinese settlement in Singapore and have become part of Singapore’s history, with accompanying black & white and colour photographs,  emphasizing the important part still played by Chinese temple life and its associated religious beliefs in modern Singapore.

* MAI Adjunct Research Fellow