Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Contemporary Education, Social Sciences and Humanities (ICCESSH 2019)

The Impact of Communication Technology on Religion

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Fangyuan Zhao
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Fangyuan Zhao
Available Online July 2019.
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https://doi.org/10.2991/iccessh-19.2019.433How to use a DOI?
Keywords
communication technology; communication media; religion
Abstract
As a special social ideology, religion is one of the social cultures. In the long history of mankind, it has been playing a pivotal role. Religion is also expanding with the development of human communication technology, and the two influence each other. Specific technology makes specific communication possible, and specific communication leads to specific social and cultural forms. The development of communication technology has gone from simple to complex, and from the period of oral communication, to the period of print media, and then to the period of electronic media and the period of digital media. With the development of communication technology, religion has experienced its formation, privilege era, popularity, secularization, and pluralism era. People can see that every change in communication technology has led to religious change. Based on a thorough study, this paper clarifies the relationship between communication technology and religion, which influences and restricts each other. It also provides a theoretical basis and beneficial exploration for religious governance in China.
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