An Introduction to Religion and Politics: Theory and by Jonathan Fox

By Jonathan Fox

An creation to faith and Politics bargains a accomplished review of the various theories of faith and politics, and gives scholars with an available yet in-depth account of the main major debates, matters and methodologies. Fox examines the ways that faith impacts politics, analyses the present key concerns and gives a state-of-the-art account of faith and politics, highlighting the variety in country faith regulations worldwide.

Topics lined include:

  • Secularism and secularization

  • Religious identification

  • Religious worldviews, ideals, doctrines and theologies

  • Religious legitimacy

  • Religious associations and mobilization

  • Rational and practical faith

  • Religious fundamentalism

  • Conflict, violence and terror

This paintings combines theoretical research with information at the faith rules of 177 governments, exhibiting that whereas many of the world's executive help faith and plenty of limit it; real neutrality at the factor of faith is intensely infrequent. faith is changing into an inescapable factor in politics.

This paintings may be crucial analyzing for all scholars of faith and politics, and also will be of significant curiosity to these learning similar matters resembling comparative politics, diplomacy and conflict and clash experiences.

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