news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2015/10/the-spirituality-of-africa

Oct 6, 2015 ... Though larger religions have made big inroads, African spirituality, ... OLUPONA: Indigenous African religions refer to the indigenous or native religious beliefs of the ... Religion informs everything in traditional African society, including .... Everywhere he went in southwestern Nigeria, he never opposed or ...

www.humanreligions.info/secularisation.html

Secularisation Theory is the theory in sociology that as society advances in modernity, .... Critics imagine that these countries will not lose their religious beliefs as they ... religion: its successor, the FSB , has its own Orthodox church opposite its ...

southernspaces.org/2004/overview-religion-and-us-south

Mar 16, 2004 ... As the South became a predominantly biracial society in the nineteenth ... used their own religious language and ideas to condemn the immorality of the South. ... was the first dominant religious tradition in the South, but dissenting .... The potential for spiritual equality, and even the hope for earthly liberty, ...

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0159488

Jul 22, 2016 ... Competing interests: The authors have declared that no competing interests exist . ... On the other hand, religion is “a set of beliefs, practices and language that ... Religious belief operates at every level of the society in ...

www.psychologicalscience.org/news/were-only-human/why-do-we-have-religion-anyway.html

Nov 9, 2011 ... Nobody really knows how many religions there are on … ... worldwide churches to obscure spiritual traditions and local sects. ... Since society and religion ask us to tolerate many things we don't .... Safin Guli here's the problem with your list for Christianity, you're combining the secular beliefs of the world ...

www.beyondintractability.org/essay/religion_and_conflict%20

This can lead to inflexibility and intolerance in the face of other beliefs. ... but rather the government views religion as a dangerous rival for citizens' loyalties. ... [3] Motivated by the marginalization of religion in modern society, they act to restore ...

www.jstor.org/stable/20798349

Whites to indicate "both religion and spirituality " are important and less likely to indicate "only ... churches were involved in establishing and supporting secondary schools and colleges ... a multidimensional construct encompassing public and private behaviors, attitudes and beliefs, ...... communities and the broader society.

www.jetpress.org/volume13/bainbridge.html

Oct 13, 2003 ... Large majorities in many opinion polls oppose cloning, but it is widely ... by the National Geographic Society and the National Science Foundation, .... the norms and beliefs of a particular religious tradition (Bainbridge, 1997; ...

www.chicagotribune.com/lifestyles/sc-fam-0324-faith-changing-relationship-20150317-story.html

Mar 17, 2015 ... Different religious beliefs, whether established at the beginning of a ... Promise in what that means for society as a whole, problems in what that can do to ... Some couples openly talk about their divergent viewpoints, which in ...