Religion and Politics: East-West Contrasts from Contemporary Europe
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BeschreibungIn nine essays, European academics examine how politics and democracy are affecting religion today. Some of the topics they examine include: change in European religions; the Catholic Church and democracy in modern Europe; religion and media domination in Ireland; Protestants in an Irish Catholic state; the fall and rise of the Greek Catholic religion in Poland; Catholics in Poland; the Church of England in the Thatcher period; and the state of religion in modern Britain.
InhaltsverzeichnisUnderstanding religion and politics; patterns of change in European religion; the Church and democracy in modern Europe; civil society - from church to media domination; Protestants in a Catholic state - a silent minority in Ireland; State, Church and social response - the fall and rise of a Greek-Catholic parish in Poland; the Roman Catholic Church in Poland and the dynamics of social identity in Polish society; the mainline churches as a counterbalance to the state; religion in modern Britain.
Untertitel: 'East-West Contrasts from Conte'. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV COLLEGE DUBLIN PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 2000
Seitenanzahl: 228 Seiten