Religion, civil society and conflict: What is it that religion does for and to society?

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Jaco Beyers;

Human consciousness instinctively tries to make sense of reality. Different human interpretations of reality lead to a world consisting of multiple realities. Conflict occurs when differing realities (worldviews) encounter one another. Worldviews are socially created an... View more
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