Religion and Social Cohesion: Western, Chinese and Intercultural Perspectives

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Both in the West and in China, it is increasingly recognized that religion is not merely an individual matter, but a social force that has an important impact on society. And whereas the focus in the media today is often on the potential negative social impact of religion (the threats of fundamentalism, violence and terrorism), religion has also often been an important factor in the arising of social capital and social cohesion. The essays in this volume focus on three themes. First of all: how does religion manifest itself ...

Religion and Social Cohesion: Western, Chinese and Intercultural Perspectives 2016, Vu University Press

ISBN-13: 9789086596775

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