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Christianity and democratisation : from pious subjects to critical participants

Author: John Anderson; Manchester University Press,
Publisher: Manchester, UK : Manchester University Press, 2013. ©2009.
Series: Perspectives on democratic practice.
Edition/Format:   Downloadable article : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'This book examines the contribution of different Christian traditions to the waves of democratisation that have swept various parts of the world in recent decades. It offers a historical overview of Christianity's engagement with the development of democracy, before focusing in detail on the period since the 1970s. Successive chapters deal with: the Roman Catholic conversion to democracy and the contribution of  Read more...
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Anderson, John.
Christianity and democratisation : from pious subjects to critical participants
Manchester, UK. : Manchester University Press, 2009
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Article, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Anderson; Manchester University Press,
ISBN: 9781847792617 1847792618
OCLC Number: 1139823736
Language Note: In English.
Notes: Made available via: manchesterhive.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. Manchester, UK : Manchester University Press, 2013. Access may be restricted to users at subscribing institutions.
Description: 1 online resource (x, 273 pages) : digital, PDF file(s).
Details: Mode of access: internet via World Wide Web.; System requirements: Adobe Acrobat or other PDF reader (latest version recommended), Internet Explorer or other browser (latest version recommended).
Contents: Preface and acknowledgements --
1.Introduction --
2.Democracy and the Christian tradition --
3.The Catholic third wave: undermining authoritarianism --
4.The Catholic third wave: creating a new order --
5.The Orthodox hesitation: church, state and nation --
6.The Orthodox hesitation: the 'liberal-democracy' paradox --
7.The Protestant ethic revisited: conservative Christianity and the quality of American democracy --
8.The Protestant ethic revisited: the Pentecostal explosion as democratic hindrance or support? --
9.Conclusion --
Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: Perspectives on democratic practice.
Other Titles: Christianity and democratization
Responsibility: John Anderson.

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This book explores the contribution of different Christian traditions to the waves of democratization that have swept various parts of the world in recent decades. Written in an accessible style, it  Read more...

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