Christian identities in Singapore: religion, race and culture between state controls and transnational flows

  title={Christian identities in Singapore: religion, race and culture between state controls and transnational flows},
  author={Robbie B. H. Goh},
  journal={Journal of Cultural Geography},
  pages={1 - 23}
  • Robbie B. H. Goh
  • Published 1 February 2009
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Cultural Geography
Christianity in Singapore is caught between the horns of a dilemma: on the one hand it is compelled (like all other religions practised in Singapore) to conform to the state's controls (most obviously in the form of the ‘Maintenance of Religious Harmony Act’, but also implicitly or explicitly spelt out in various policies on religious space and practices, multiculturalism, and even matters of financial governance and accountability). On the other hand, Christianity (unlike religions with a… 

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