The third field study of the «Living Communities» project took place in Samara region from December 18 to December 25/ 2021

From December 18 to December 25/ 2021, research fellows of the Sociology of Religion Laboratory at St. Tikhon’s University Valeria Elagina and Tatyana Krihtova conducted the third field study in the Samara region within the framework of the “Living Communities” project. They visited the territories of two different dioceses: Syzranska and Samara. The interview was given 33 people from 9 parishes. The main theme of the last field study was the internal lifestyle of the church community: joint holidays, informal communication between parishioners, the permission of internal conflicts and the financial way of parish life.