Online digital platforms have penetrated every sector of American and Western-European societies, disrupting markets and labor relations, circumventing institutions, and transforming social and civic practices and affecting democratic processes.
The Bible is the bestselling book of all time. It has been venerated--or excoriated--as God's word, but so far no one has read the Bible for what it is: humanity's diary, chronicling our ancestors' valiant attempts to cope with the trials and tribulations of unexpected new problems.
What is the position of religion in our secularized society? Is religion merely a source of conflict and intolerance, leading to terrorism and holy wars? Or is the link between religion and violence a myth? Does religion divide or unite our society?