Research – Introduction

Professor Bouma’s research has primarily focussed on the interaction between religion and society in Western societies including Canada, The United States, Australia, New Zealand and Europe. Current work includes a major study of religious plurality in multicultural Australia which makes strategic comparisons with other societies; research into the management of religious diversity and continuing work on Post-Modernity as a context for interfaith dialogue and theological reflection.

Research keywords

  • Religion, Cultural Diversity and Social Cohesion
  • The Management of Religious Diversity in plural, secular, post-modern societies
  • Theories of Social Cohesion in Multicultural and Multifaith Societies
  • The emergence of new forms of the sacred and spirituality in religiously plural cities.