Last night’s Cafe: Being religious, for better or worse

What does it mean, in contemporary societies, to be religious? At last night’s Cardiff Philosophy Café, Francesca Montemaggi offered some insights from her PhD research, conducted via interviews with members of Welsh evangelical churches. Studying religion sociologically, as Francesca represented it, has several aims: to understand how people who profess Continue Reading

Next Cafe: Being religious, for better or worse

Following on from January’s Open Session on “Does Morality Need God?”, this month’s Cafe examines the nature of religiosity, and how “being religious” changes individual lives and the societies in which they’re lived in a contemporary world where “secularization” is often assumed to be  a dominant trend. Drawing on empirical Continue Reading