By Jeffrey Haynes
From the us to the center East, Asia and Africa, faith remains to be a huge consider political job and corporation. the second one version of this profitable guide offers the definitive international survey of the interplay of faith and politics.
Featuring contributions from a global workforce of specialists, it examines the political facets of all of the world's significant religions, together with such an important modern concerns as non secular fundamentalism, terrorism, the 'war on terror', the 'clash of civilizations', the Arab Spring, and technological know-how and faith. each one bankruptcy has been up to date to mirror the most recent advancements and considering within the box, and new chapters resembling ‘Postsecularism and diplomacy’ and ‘Securitization and Secularization: the 2 pillars of kingdom rules of eu Islam’ were extra to make sure the publication is a accomplished and updated source.
Four major topics addressed include:
- World religions and politics
- Religion and governance
- Religion and diplomacy
- Religion, defense and improvement
References on the finish of every bankruptcy were overhauled to lead the reader in the direction of the main updated info on quite a few subject matters. This e-book is an quintessential resource of data for college students, teachers and the broader public attracted to the dynamic courting among politics and religion.