Sociology

 The John Wesley Theological College 

Wesley Research Center for the Sociology of Church and Religion 

Mission Statement

The Wesley Research Center for the Sociology of Church and Religion (WRCSCR) was founded in 2007 on the basis of research undertaken in the 1990’s. The Head of the Institution is Prof. Peter Tibor Nagy, D.Sc.(www.nagypetertibor.uni.hu

The "sociology of religion" is a field of social sciences, which studies 

  • the social facts, as they are indicated by beliefs, religiosity, denominational belonging, and secularization
  •  the beliefs, religiosity, denominational belonging, and secularization as they are indicated by social facts.

The "sociology of church" is a field of social sciences, which studies 

  • the social, political and cultural role of churches in society
  • and social, political and cultural factors, movements, structures within the churches.

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