Nr 45 • Mai 2007

English summary

This issue of Diplomaatia examines the role that religion plays in politics.
In the opening essay, the writer Tõnu Õnnepalu uses the example of India to ex-plain the role of religion in people’s lives. “People certainly have something that can be called ‘religious need’,” he argues. “Religion is actually nothing other than the need to understand the world we live in.”

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