An international conference “Religion and Nation(alism): Entanglements, Tensions, Conflicts” was held in the University of Tartu on 10-11 November.
On November 11th Kirill Markin and Anna Zueva, two researchers of PSTGU “Sociology of Religion” scientific laboratory, presented a report entitled “Features of the process of religious revival in the countries which passed through the forced secularization”. The report was account for the big disproportion between respondents who identified themselves as Russian Orthodox believers (from 65% to 80%) and practicing Russian Orthodox believers (from 5% to 10%). It was stated that forced secularization and interrupted religious socialization caused two different types of religiosity. These types can be called pre-axial religiosity and axial religiosity.
The report was financially supported by PSTGU Foundation of Development in 2016.