Research

  • 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.

  • 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 ... Read more