Religion and the State

Religion and the State

A Comparative Sociology

eBook - 2011
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With a clear statement of the theoretical issues in the debates about secularization and post-secularism, 'Religion and the State: A Comparative Sociology' considers a number of major case studies - from China, Europe, Singapore and South Asia - in order to understand the rise of public religions in the modern state. By distinguishing between political secularization - the separation of state and religion - and social secularization - the transformation of the everyday practice of religion - this volume offers an integrating framework within which to analyze these different societies.

Publisher: London ; New York : Anthem Press, [2011]
Copyright Date: ©2011
ISBN: 9780857288073
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiv, 282 pages)


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