Protestantism’s Function in the Ethnic Minority Regions in Vietnam at Present
Keywords: Protestantism; function; ethnic minorities; Vietnam
Protestantism has recently become a growing religious community and increasingly has had an important role in the social, economic and cultural life of ethnic minorities. Protestantism is transmitting its values to social life in ethnic minority areas through its functions such as education, social adjustment, social cohesion and social support. These values are suitable with the traditional culture, with the values of the new age, with the Party’s and the State’s policies and guidelines so it needs to promoted them in order to contribute to the social stability, solidarity, tolerance and sustainable development.
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