In my opinion, other socialization agents such as careers, religion, and family become important after the adolescent stage, where an individual feels they are ready to handle the reality of life. Moreover, such socialization agents come with maturity, which is important to nurture an individual for a successful future.
I think it is common for religious groups to frown upon questioning ones’ beliefs rather than the specific church. This is because most people and churches identify themselves with a particular religion, be it Christianity, Islam, or Buddhism, for instance. Therefore, when they are questioned on their beliefs, they find all means possible to defend themselves, including the use of their sacred scriptures (‘Sociology of Religion’, 2013). Other norms of religious groups include moderation in their teachings, advocating for tranquility, and promotion of peace in the society. However, it is important to distinguish between religion, churches, and their