NEW RELIGIOUS PHENOMENA AND THEIR NEGATIVE EFFECTS ON SOCIAL LIFE IN NORTH VIETNAM TODAY
The twentieth century is the century when new religious phenomena appear, which is recognized as a development trend of world religions. In our country, this term began to be popularized at the end of the twentieth century and the beginning of the twenty-first century. According to statistics of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs, the emergence of new religious phenomena has changed the religious life in our country in almost all aspects. The appearance and existence of “new religious phenomena” in the North partly reflected the change in the daily life of the people in the North on both positive and negative sides. This article focuses on studying the negative effects of “hot spots” related to religious phenomena in the North in recent years.