Routledge Handbook of Religion and Politics

Editor: Haynes, Jeffrey
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Routledge

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ISBN: 978-1-13-882699-1
Category: Religion & Theology
Image Count: 11
Book Status: Available
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The second edition of this successful handbook provides the definitive global survey of the interaction of religion and politics. It examines the political aspects of all the world's major religions, including such crucial contemporary issues as religious fundamentalism, terrorism, the 'war on terror,' the 'clash of civilizations,' the Arab Spring, and science and religion.

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Table of Contents

  • Routledge Handbook of Religion and Politics
  • Illustrations
  • Contributors
  • Introduction: Religion, identity, security and governance
  • World Religions and Politics
  • Buddhism and Politics
  • Christianity: Protestantism
  • The Catholic Church and Catholicism in Global Politics
  • Confucianism: Classical, Neo- and ‘New’
  • Hinduism and Politics
  • Sunni Islam and Islamism
  • Shiism and Politics
  • Judaism: State and foreign policy
  • Religion and Governance
  • Religious Fundamentalism
  • Religion and the State
  • Religion and the ‘Third Wave of Democracy’
  • Organizing Politics: Religion and political parties in comparative perspective
  • Religion and Civil Society
  • Securitization and Secularization: The two pillars of state regulation of European Islam
  • Religion and International Relations
  • Postsecularism and International Relations
  • Integrating Religion into International Relations Theory
  • Religion and Foreign Policy
  • Transnational Religious Actors and International Relations
  • Religions in a Globalizing World
  • Religion, Security and Development
  • Religions, Politics and Gender
  • Faith-Based Organizations and Development
  • Religious Terrorism in Global Politics
  • The Rise of Religious Peacebuilding