Why do religious traditions that supposedly promote peace, justice, and rewards for spiritual devotion have so many followers who piously engage in violence, repression, and intolerance?

Is faith-motivated activism a constructive force for change?

·         At what point does the character of faith-motivated activism become extremist and terrorist?

·         Does faith-based natural law justify acts of violence?

·    Why do religious traditions that supposedly promote peace, justice, and rewards for spiritual devotion have so many followers who piously engage in violence, repression, and intolerance?