The Encyclopedia of Politics and Religion: 2-volume set, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

The Encyclopedia of Politics and Religion

2-volume set, 1st Edition

Edited by Robert Wuthnow

Routledge

800 pages

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Hardback: 9780415187404
pub: 1998-10-22
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Containing over 200 articles from prominent scholars, The Encyclopedia of Politics and Religion examines ways in which politics and religion have combined to affect social attitudes, spark collective action and influence policy over the last two hundred years.

With a focus that covers broad themes like millenarian movements and pluralism, and a scope that takes in religious and political systems throughout the world, the Encyclopedia is essential for its contemporary as well as historical coverage.

Special Features:

* Encompasses religions, individuals, geographical regions, institutions and events

* Describes the history of relations between religion and politics

* Longer articles contain brief bibliographies

* Attractively designed and produced

The Encyclopedia of Politics and Religion will be invaluable for any library, public and academic, which serves those interested in politics, sociology, religious studies, international affairs and history.

Contents include:

^ Abortion * Algeria * Anabaptists * China * Christian Democracy * Ethnic Cleansing * Gandhi * Israel * Italy * Jesuits * Jihad * Just War * Missionaries * Moral Majority * Muslim Brethren * Temperance Movements * Unification Church * War * Zionism

Reviews

'No religious studies library can do without this important resource.' - International Review of Biblical Studies, Vol 43 1997/8

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General