Survey on Rural Residents’ Religion—A Case of Christian Faith of Z Village’s Residents in South Henan
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- Countryside, Christianity, Positive function, New countryside construction.
Since the reform and opening up, especially in recent years, Christianity has been developing rapidly in the countryside, which has a huge impact on rural social governance. Combined with fieldwork and combing literature, a thorough investigation into Z village had been taken to acquire the condition of local residents’ Christian faith, further the reason of Christian expansion and Christian social function have been dissected. The results show that low entry threshold, localization reform, preaching innovation and concerning Christians, etc. are important factors of Christian expansion rapidly in rural areas. What’s more, Christianity starts to become a positive force to maintain social order, improve social interaction and raise the public morality.
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TY - CONF AU - Junhua Wang AU - Yexi Zhong AU - Shuming Bao PY - 2016/01 DA - 2016/01 TI - Survey on Rural Residents’ Religion—A Case of Christian Faith of Z Village’s Residents in South Henan BT - Proceedings of the 2016 International Conference on Humanities and Social Science PB - Atlantis Press SP - 432 EP - 438 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/hss-26.2016.72 DO - 10.2991/hss-26.2016.72 ID - Wang2016/01 ER -