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Religious liberty in transitional societies : the politics of religion, John Anderson, (electronic resource)

Label
Religious liberty in transitional societies : the politics of religion
Title
Religious liberty in transitional societies
Title remainder
the politics of religion
Statement of responsibility
John Anderson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book explores the politics of religious liberty in states undergoing political change. It examines the claims made by religious institutions on political systems and reveals the role of politicians in manipulating religious issues for their own gain
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1955 September 19-
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Anderson, John
Dewey number
322.44/2/094
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Freedom of religion
  • Democracy
  • Religion and politics
  • Europe
Label
Religious liberty in transitional societies : the politics of religion, John Anderson, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
other
Contents
Cover -- Contents -- Preface -- 1 Introduction -- Regime type and the nature of transition -- Confessional difference -- Modernisation, secularisation and religious economics -- Nationalism and civil religion -- Notes -- 2 Southern Europe: Spain and Greece -- Spain: From Catholic Nationalism to Religious Pluralism -- Political context: the model transition' -- Religious context: from state support to interest group -- Privileging the majority religion? -- On the road to religious liberty -- Greece: two steps forward, one step back? -- Political context: from the colonels to new democracy' -- Religious context: religion as pillar of the nation -- Constitutional, legal and institutional privileging' of the Greek Orthodox Church -- Restricting religious minorities? -- Conclusion -- Notes -- 3 Central and Eastern Europe: Poland and Bulgaria -- Poland: rebuilding a Catholic society? -- The political context: transition via negotiation -- The religious context: reclaiming God's playground -- Recreating national Catholicism? -- The position of religious minorities -- Bulgaria: the half-hearted pursuit of privilege -- The political context: a silent transition -- The religious context -- Defining the status of the Orthodox Church -- Restricting minority rights -- Conclusion -- Notes -- 4 The former USSR: Russia and the successor states -- The Russian Federation -- The political context: imperial collapse -- The religious context: the death and rebirth of holy Rus' -- Traditional religions' and the pursuit of recognition -- Handling otherness': regulating religious pluralism -- Sketches from the successor states -- Lithuania -- Latvia -- Georgia -- Armenia -- Kyrgyzstan -- Turkmenistan -- Conclusion -- Notes -- 5 Justifying religious recognition' and/or discrimination -- The actors -- The arguments -- (a) Majoritarianism and the national church -- (b) Moral guardianship, unfair competition and the invasion of the sects' -- (c) Stability and the need for order -- (d) Nationalism and doing it our way' -- Conclusion -- Notes -- 6 Conclusion: modernisation, conflict, culture and religious liberty -- Regime type and the nature of transition -- Confessional difference -- Modernisation, secularisation and religious economics -- Nationalism and civil religion -- Notes -- Select bibliography -- BOOKS, ARTICLES, PAPERS -- JOURNALS AND NEWSPAPERS
Control code
ocn229989884
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 219 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780521823968
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)229989884
Label
Religious liberty in transitional societies : the politics of religion, John Anderson, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
other
Contents
Cover -- Contents -- Preface -- 1 Introduction -- Regime type and the nature of transition -- Confessional difference -- Modernisation, secularisation and religious economics -- Nationalism and civil religion -- Notes -- 2 Southern Europe: Spain and Greece -- Spain: From Catholic Nationalism to Religious Pluralism -- Political context: the model transition' -- Religious context: from state support to interest group -- Privileging the majority religion? -- On the road to religious liberty -- Greece: two steps forward, one step back? -- Political context: from the colonels to new democracy' -- Religious context: religion as pillar of the nation -- Constitutional, legal and institutional privileging' of the Greek Orthodox Church -- Restricting religious minorities? -- Conclusion -- Notes -- 3 Central and Eastern Europe: Poland and Bulgaria -- Poland: rebuilding a Catholic society? -- The political context: transition via negotiation -- The religious context: reclaiming God's playground -- Recreating national Catholicism? -- The position of religious minorities -- Bulgaria: the half-hearted pursuit of privilege -- The political context: a silent transition -- The religious context -- Defining the status of the Orthodox Church -- Restricting minority rights -- Conclusion -- Notes -- 4 The former USSR: Russia and the successor states -- The Russian Federation -- The political context: imperial collapse -- The religious context: the death and rebirth of holy Rus' -- Traditional religions' and the pursuit of recognition -- Handling otherness': regulating religious pluralism -- Sketches from the successor states -- Lithuania -- Latvia -- Georgia -- Armenia -- Kyrgyzstan -- Turkmenistan -- Conclusion -- Notes -- 5 Justifying religious recognition' and/or discrimination -- The actors -- The arguments -- (a) Majoritarianism and the national church -- (b) Moral guardianship, unfair competition and the invasion of the sects' -- (c) Stability and the need for order -- (d) Nationalism and doing it our way' -- Conclusion -- Notes -- 6 Conclusion: modernisation, conflict, culture and religious liberty -- Regime type and the nature of transition -- Confessional difference -- Modernisation, secularisation and religious economics -- Nationalism and civil religion -- Notes -- Select bibliography -- BOOKS, ARTICLES, PAPERS -- JOURNALS AND NEWSPAPERS
Control code
ocn229989884
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 219 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780521823968
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)229989884

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