Social Connotation of Belief in Ghosts, Gods and Fairies in the Context of the New Era


  • Kaiheng Sun


New Era; Folk Beliefs; Absence and Presence.


Using the cloak of belief to illegally spread and collect money activities often appear, especially in the belief of ghosts, gods and fairies is particularly serious. Phenomenological research methods can effectively remove the enchantment of the belief itself, and enable the groups with related "beliefs" to invest their time and energy in activities that are truly beneficial to the society, and no longer be confused by the illusion of mystery and nihilism. This is the necessary meaning that folk belief forms can survive in the new era, and also conforms to the specific requirements of the development of The Times in the context of the new era.


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How to Cite

Sun, K. (2022). Social Connotation of Belief in Ghosts, Gods and Fairies in the Context of the New Era. Frontiers in Humanities and Social Sciences, 2(11), 83–88. Retrieved from