The religious and the political : a comparative sociology of religion

"Religion and politics are two fundamental dimensions of human society, and yet they are often at loggerheads. Religion appears to belong to a different realm, signifying matters that are permanent and enduring, residing beyond the everyday. Politics appears to involve the secular struggle for...

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Main Author: Turner, Bryan S. 1945-
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Cambridge [u.a.] Cambridge University Press 2013
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Religion / Politics
Further subjects:B Religion and sociology
B Religion and politics
B SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology of Religion
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Summary:"Religion and politics are two fundamental dimensions of human society, and yet they are often at loggerheads. Religion appears to belong to a different realm, signifying matters that are permanent and enduring, residing beyond the everyday. Politics appears to involve the secular struggle for power and influence, being driven by interest"--
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references
ISBN:0521858631