The Influence of Religion on Cultural Practices


  • Prof. Lin Zhang Lingnan University, Hong Kong Author


Cultural Practices, religious traditions, cultural landscapes


This study explores the intricate relationship between religion and cultural practices; aiming to elucidate the multifaceted ways in which religious beliefs shape and impact the customs, traditions, and societal norms of diverse cultures. Drawing upon a comprehensive review of scholarly literature, historical analyses, and contemporary case studies, the research investigates the dynamic interplay between religious doctrines and cultural expressions. The paper begins by examining the foundational role of religion in shaping cultural identity, emphasizing how religious beliefs often serve as a central framework for understanding the world, morality, and interpersonal relationships. Through the lens of anthropology, sociology, and cultural studies, the study delves into the rituals, ceremonies, and artistic expressions that manifest as a result of religious influence on cultural practices. Furthermore, the research explores the mechanisms through which religious institutions contribute to the preservation and transmission of cultural heritage. It investigates how religious narratives, myths, and symbols become embedded in cultural artifacts, language, and societal norms, acting as enduring markers of identity and continuity across generations.




How to Cite

The Influence of Religion on Cultural Practices. (2021). International Journal of Business Management and Visuals, ISSN: 3006-2705, 4(1), 20-26.