Un agent de la Guàrdia Urbana aplaudeix els paradistes del Mercat d’Hostafrancs, que també li estan fent un reconeixement. © Ajuntament de Barcelona / Isaac Planella
How can we deal with a complex emergency?

The health and social emergency triggered by the COVID-19 crisis has represented a major challenge for municipal government administration in Barcelona. L’experiència...

Retrat de Patrick Radden Keefe. © Mariona Gil Sala
Portraying the world before changing it

Patrick Radden Keefe creu en el periodisme que incansablement cerca la veritat per anar més enllà i fer que la informació sigui el primer pas per transformar el món....

© Ajuntament de Barcelona / Martí Petit
The biggest challenge

When the pandemic broke out, the municipal government administration became mindful of the complexity of the emergency and took on a two-fold challenge: keep all...

Il·lustració. © Sandra Rilova
New spiritualtiesThe mystical-esoteric nebula: between neoliberalism and self-help culture

Popular culture is overflowing with discourses with religious undercurrents, such as mindfulness or new-age products, which promise to make us more productive,...

Il·lustració. © Sandra Rilova
New spiritualtiesHow spirituality became intertwined with health

While medieval theologies considered body torture as an optimal means for spiritual growth, today contemporary spirituality has progressively incorporated values such...

Il·lustració. © Sandra Rilova
New spiritualtiesJosep Maria Esquirol’s combative spirituality

Josep Maria Esquirol’s philosophy of proximity is based on the description of the constitutive experiences of the human condition and gives us an...

Il·lustració. © Sandra Rilova
New spiritualtiesThe spirit, an emerging intangible element

In the current context of cultural and religious plurality we are witnessing something unexpected: a resurgence of the spiritual dimension. As we mature, so do our...

Il·lustració. © Sandra Rilova
New spiritualtiesSpirituality: Beyond fashions

Religion is declining while spirituality is growing. The social sciences had not foreseen this phenomenon but it is reflected in the polls: 48.1% of the adult...

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