Believers in Brazil can choose from a wide variety of religions. The main reason for this rich selection lies in the country’s colonial history and its current socio-economic development. This is the key message of a project recently concluded by the Austrian Science Fund FWF in order to analyze why Brazil of all countries experiences such a big run on faith.
Millions of Europeans were under the spell of the elections for the new Pope, but the truth is that religions are losing their importance in Europe. By taking the example of Brazil, Prof. Franz Höllinger of the Institute of Sociology at the University of Graz has now discovered why things are different in other regions of the world.
Prof. Franz Höllinger | alfa
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