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 Sociology of Religion

 Derek Tidball

Religion is a social phenomenon. Our beliefs are not received directly from heaven. They are mediated through others and shaped by our social context. The family in which we grow, the church in which our faith is nurtured, the events which give us key religious experiences and the broader social contacts all impact our understanding and practice of Christianity.

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