Evangelical Christianity and Democracy in Asia

Evangelical Christianity and Democracy in Asia

eBook - 2009
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This is one of four projected volumes to emerge from a massive, Pew-funded study that sought to answer the question: What happens when a revivalist religion based on scriptural orthodoxy participates in the volatile politics of the Third World? Is the result a democratic politics of the ballotbox, or is it more like an authoritarian politics of command from on high? Does the evangelical faith of the Bible hinder or promote a politics of the ballot box? At a time when the global-political impact of another revivalist and scriptural religion, Islam, fuels vexed debate among analysts theworld over, this series offers an unusual comparative perspective on a critical issue: the often combustible interaction of resurgent religion and the developing world's unstable politics. Three of the volumes focus on particular regions (Africa, Latin America, and Asia). The fourth will address thebroader question of evangelical Christianity and democracy in the global setting. The present volume considers the case of Asia.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
ISBN: 9780195308259
0195308255
9780195308242
0195308247
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxix, 330 pages) : illustrations.
Additional Contributors: Lumsdaine, David Halloran
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