Tradition eller tro? Fælleskab blandt unge i Indre Mission

Tina Wilchen Christensen

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    This article is a result of anthropological research focusing on the sense of community among participants, aged between 15 and 27, in a Danish Evangelical Lutheran Church. All participants in this study have a religious background, and come from families who have been church members for up to four generations. I argue that their participation in the religious community is a result of the youngsters’ habitus and socialisation, rather than a question of faith. The article describes faith as a socialisation into a social structure resulting in all participants having the same frame of reference and therefore experiencing a strong feeling of community.
    TidsskriftCHAOS: Skandinavisk tidsskrift for religionshistoriske studier
    Vol/bind2010/vol. ll
    Udgave nummer54
    Sider (fra-til)111-130
    Antal sider19
    StatusUdgivet - dec. 2011

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