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Jonathan Fox's A World Survey of Religion and the State (Cambridge Studies PDF

By Jonathan Fox

ISBN-10: 0521707587

ISBN-13: 9780521707589

ISBN-10: 0521881315

ISBN-13: 9780521881319

This publication delves into the level of presidency involvement in faith among 1990 and 2002 utilizing either quantitative and qualitative method. The research is predicated at the faith and country dataset, such as one hundred seventy five governments around the globe, all of that are addressed separately during this booklet. The varieties of involvement tested during this examine comprise even if the govt has an legitimate faith, even if a few religions are given preferential remedy, non secular discrimination opposed to minority faith, executive legislation of the bulk faith, and spiritual laws. The examine indicates that executive involvement in faith is ubiquitous, that it elevated considerably in this interval, and that just a minority of states, together with a minority of democracies, have separation of faith and country. those findings contradict the predictions of religion's diminished public importance present in modernization and secularization idea. The findings additionally show that nation non secular monopolies are associated with diminished non secular participation.

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