Post Tagged with: "Nations under God"

Sociotheology: The Significance of Religious Worldviews

Sociotheology: The Significance of Religious Worldviews

Being empathetic is not the same as morally approving of violence but understanding that there can be a political and religious rationale behind ‘their’ violence.

Islam and Human Rights in Pakistan

Islam and Human Rights in Pakistan

Cultural factors ensure that Pakistan’s relationship to its citizens is mediated by Muslim nationalism, rather than internationally recognized human rights norms.

What’s God Got to Do with It? Violence, Hostility and Religion Today

What’s God Got to Do with It? Violence, Hostility and Religion Today

In supplanting a secular discourse with a religious discourse, actors are engaged on the basis of their faith and as representatives of a perceived religious community.

The Geopolitics of Religious Performance in Twenty-First Century Taiwan

The Geopolitics of Religious Performance in Twenty-First Century Taiwan

Through a local symbol of resistance, Taiwanese people can feel capable of ‘resisting’ Chinese domination: a parallel with Nazha’s resistance to his father’s authority.

Assessing State and Religious Institutions: A Comment from the Case of Angola

Assessing State and Religious Institutions: A Comment from the Case of Angola

Angola has become in recent years an interesting case study through which one might consider the complexities of the geopolitics of faith in the twenty-first century.

Religious Politics and the Rise of Illiberal Religion

Religious Politics and the Rise of Illiberal Religion

While there are a variety of explanations for the resurgence of religious politics, an understanding of precisely how religion relates to modern politics is missing.

Holism, Religion and Geopolitics

Holism, Religion and Geopolitics

Any attempt to keep things together in holistic ways, will have intimations of religion which continually challenge any geopolitics based on liberal values.

The Secular–Religious Competition Perspective

The Secular–Religious Competition Perspective

Secularisation theory wrongly predicted religion’s death, yet this theory is still a crucial source of insight on the nature of religion’s opposition in world politics.

Religion’s Changing Form and Relation to the State since 1989

Religion’s Changing Form and Relation to the State since 1989

Perceptions of religion remain stuck in an old paradigm which does not represent the extent of the religious revolution that is taking place.

Looking Back to See Forward: Romanticism, Religion and the Secular in Modernity

Looking Back to See Forward: Romanticism, Religion and the Secular in Modernity

The pervasive religious aspects of Romanticism demonstrate the failure of previous theories of secularisation. Modernity has never been a monolithic intellectual.

Shifting Territorial Orders and Religion

Shifting Territorial Orders and Religion

All ingredients for a religious revival are present in the current era: the experience of imperial threat and a change in the spatial configuration of authority.

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