Book: «Questioning the Secular State: The Worldwide Resurgence of Religion in Politics»

Questioning the Secular State: The Worldwide Resurgence of Religion in Politics

The issue of whether the state should be secular or religious has become, since the end of the Cold War, one of the greatest sources of conflict in international politics. Many scholarly works have appeared dealing with so-called fundamentalist movements in different parts of the world and different religions, but most concentrate on the Middle East and overlook other regions such as Africa south of the Sahara. This book, by contrast, concentrates largely on groups and areas which have hitherto received little attention in comparative works on "fundamentalism" . However, it does include such well-known and especially significant cases as conservative Christianity in the United States and the Islamic Salvation Front, which was cheated of a legitimate election victory in Algeria. This volume also differs from many others on contemporary 'fundamentalism' in having a clear theme: how, according to anti-secularist groups in various religions, the state should interact with the...

Издательство: "Hurst&Company" (1996)

Формат: 140x215, 428 стр.

ISBN: 1-85065-241-4

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