By Jonathan Fox
An creation to faith and Politics bargains a entire review of the various theories of faith and politics, and offers scholars with an available yet in-depth account of the main major debates, concerns and methodologies. Fox examines the ways that faith impacts politics, analyses the present key matters and gives a state-of-the-art account of faith and politics, highlighting the range in nation faith guidelines worldwide.
Topics lined include:
- Secularism and secularization
- Religious identification
- Religious worldviews, ideals, doctrines and theologies
- Religious legitimacy
- Religious associations and mobilization
- Rational and sensible faith
- Religious fundamentalism
- Conflict, violence and terror
This paintings combines theoretical research with info at the faith regulations of 177 governments, exhibiting that whereas lots of the world's executive aid faith and lots of limit it; precise neutrality at the factor of faith is very infrequent. faith is turning into an inescapable factor in politics.
This paintings might be crucial studying for all scholars of faith and politics, and also will be of serious curiosity to these learning similar matters reminiscent of comparative politics, diplomacy and conflict and clash reviews.
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An Introduction to Religion and Politics: Theory and Practice (Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics) by Jonathan Fox