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Politics of Religion

A Survey

Edited by Jeff Haynes

Routledge – 2006 – 296 pages

Series: Europa Politics of ... series

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    978-1-85743-348-7
    April 12th 2006

Description

This new title explores some of the key issues which surround the politics of religion, an area which has historically been the cause of great controversy. Today religion is still the cause of a great deal of political debate, be it the teaching of the creationist theory in the United States or the relationship of church and state in Arabic countries.

Includes:

* a glossary of key terms

* detailed essays on key religious issues

* a selection of political maps.

Contents

1. Essays: 1. Buddhism and Politics Peter G. Friedlander; 2. Christianity and Politics Jeffrey Haynes; 3. Rethinking the Myths of Islamic Politics Claire Heristchi and Andrea Teti; 4. Judaism and Politics Shmuel Sandler; 5. Hinduism and Politics James Chiriyankandath; 6. Religion and the Modern State John Madeley; 7. Religious Fundamentalism and Politics Jeffrey Haynes; 8. On the Nature of Religious Terrorism Adam Dolnik and Rohan Gunaratna; 9. Religion and Democracy John Anderson; 10. Religious Transnational Actors Jeffrey Haynes; 2. A-Z Glossary; 3. Maps; 4. Select Bibliography

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Description: Edited by Jeff Haynes. This new title explores some of the key issues which surround the politics of religion, an area which has historically been the cause of great controversy. Today religion is still the cause of a great deal of political debate, be it the teaching of the...
Categories: Politics & International Relations, General Reference, Religion