Conflicts are a key feature of contemporary religion and the main reason why the public opinion, the media, and scholars take an interest in the phenomenology of religion.
Spirituality and Life Styles
In the past and still today, many people have sought and often found in religion – in their cults and in their beliefs – a source and a means of changing their lives for the better.
Texts, doctrines and traditions
Believers combine texts, doctrines and religious traditions in different ways according to community needs, be they spiritual or practical.
Values, Science and Technology
Science and technology are today shaping the ecological, economic, and political conditions of present and future human societies to an historically unprecedented extent.