柔佛古庙和游神活动：华人传统宗教功能的维续和演变 = Johor old chinese temple and god pageant ceremony : the sustainability and evolution of the function of chinese traditional religion.
Tan, Mang Shan.
Date of Issue2012
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Over 100 years, the developments of Johor Old Chinese Temple and God Pageant Ceremony have significant relationship to the Johor Bharu Chinese community. The functionality of both parties in different generation had played varying degrees of impact to the Johor Bharu Chinese society. The article is divided into three parts to explore the function of Chinese traditional religions and Johor Bharu Chinese society, as well as Chinese religions in various times. The first part explicit the introduction of Johor Old Chinese Temple and God Pageant Ceremony, which allows the readers to have basic understanding about the function and potential functions of religious in the society. The second part analyses the four stage of developments of Johor Old Chinese Temple and God Pageant Ceremony, that is, before 1914, 1914 to World War II ago, after World War II to 1990 and after 1990s in order to explore the attitudes of Johor Bharu Chinese society towards traditional religious and the relationship between religious and Chinese society so that we can understand the functions and the influences of these activities. In the third part, the article discusses the challenges of the Chinese Traditional Society based on the functionality of the Johor Old Chinese Temple and God Pageant Ceremony, thus explores the possible developments of Chinese Traditional religious.In conclusion, this article discusses the sustainability and evolution of the function of Chinese Traditional religious from the relations between Johor Old Chinese Temple, God Pageant ceremony and the society, thus exploring the possible future development of Johor Old Chinese Temple and God Pageant Ceremony, and also reinterpret the position of Chinese Traditional Religious in today age.百年来，柔佛古庙和游神活动的发展与新山华社有着密切的关系，两者在各个时代所发挥出的功能对新山华社作出了不同程度的影响。本文分成三个部分探讨华人传统宗教与新山华社的关系以及华人宗教在各个时代的功能。第一部分对柔佛古庙和游神活动进行基本的说明，让读者能够了解宗教在社会所具备的显著功能以及潜在功能。。第二部分着重剖析柔佛古庙和游神活动在四个阶段中的发展，即1914年以前、1914年到二战以前、二战以后到1990年以及1990年代以后各有不同，借以探究出新山华人对待传统宗教的态度以及宗教与华社的关系，从中了解柔佛古庙与游神活动在各个时代中所具备的功能及影响力。第三部分则是从柔佛古庙以及游神活动当前所具备的功能剖析华人传统宗教所面对的困境以及探讨华人传统宗教在未来的发展状态。本文旨要探索柔佛古庙和游神活动与社会的关系，从中揭示柔佛古庙与游神活动在各个时期功能的维续与变化，探讨古庙和游神的发展趋势和前景，以重新诠释华人传统宗教在这个时代的定位。
Final Year Project (FYP)
Nanyang Technological University