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New Issue: Politics and Religion Journal (PRJ)

New Issue: Politics and Religion Journal (PRJ)

Politics and Religion Journal (PRJ) Issue on Political Economy and Religion Vol. 11, No. 1, 2017 Published by: Center for Study of Religion and Religious Tolerance, Belgrade, Serbia https://www.politicsandreligionjournal.com/index.php/prj/issue/view/26 TABLE OF CONTENTS Paola Corrente “HOLY MONEY”: GODS, MEN AND ECONOMY IN ANTIQUITY Miguel Herrero de Jáuregui FROM POLITICAL MYTHOS TO ECONOMIC LOGOS: SECULARIZATION IN ARISTOTLE’S POLITICS Fabián Ludueña Romandini ECONOMY AS A RELIGIOUS PROBLEM. A POLITICAL APPROACH Micaela Cuesta NEOLIBERALISM, A CULT WITHOUT DOGMA. NOTES ON MONEY, RELIGION AND DEMOCRACY…

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Politics and Religion Journal: Special issue on ‘Religion and Politics in Europe”

Politics and Religion Journal: Special issue on ‘Religion and Politics in Europe”

Volume IX (No. 2) – Autumn 2015 Table of Content The Word of the Guest Editor TOPIC OF THIS ISSUE POLITICS AND RELIGION IN EUROPE Jonas Lindberg Religion as a Means to Societal Cohesion in Nordic politics 1988-2010 Michael P. Hornsby-Smith Religion and Politics in the United Kingdom Philippe Portier Laicity and women’s rights. Equality and difference in contemporary France Alfonso Perez-Agote Religion, Politics and Culture in Spain: Towards a Historical Sociology of their Differentiation and their relations Simone C….

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Politics and Religion Journal, special issue on “Religion and Politics in Latin America”

Politics and Religion Journal, special issue on “Religion and Politics in Latin America”

Politics and Religion Journal, Vol. 9, No. 1, 2015 Special issue on “Religion and Politics in Latin America” Edited by Emilce Cuda Published by: Center for Study of Religion and Religious Tolerance http://www.ipsa.org/news/journal/politics-and-religion-journal-prj-7?allblocks=1 Content Emilce Cuda The Word of the Guest Editor Nestor O. Miguez The Political Ambiguity of Latin American Popular Religion Fortunato Mallimaci, Juan Cruz Esquivel Pluralism and Individualization in the Argentine religious field: Challenges for Catholicism in the Perspective of society and Politics Emmanuel Taub Jewish Philosophy…

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New Publication: Politics and Religion Journal, Vol. 8, No. 2, 2014

New Publication: Politics and Religion Journal, Vol. 8, No. 2, 2014

New Issue Volume VIII (No, 2) – Autumn 2014 Full text available at: http://www.politicsandreligionjournal.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=6&Itemid=3&lang=en Content The Word of Editor in Chief TOPIC OF THIS ISSUE RELIGION, IMMIGRATION AND COSMOPOLITANISM Joanna Kaftan Immigration Reform as a Moral Question: Elite and Non-Elite Evangelical Attitudes of Immigration Reform in the U.S.A Petr Kratochvil, Tomáš Doležal The European Union and the Roman Catholic Church: the Alliance of the Throne and the Altar Revisited? Graham Maddox Religion and the Search for a new Cosmopolitanism ANALYSES…

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New Book: Religious Radicalization and Securitization in Canada and Beyond

New Book: Religious Radicalization and Securitization in Canada and Beyond

Religious Radicalization and Securitization in Canada and Beyond Edited by Paul Bramadat and Lorne Dawson 2014, University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division http://www.utppublishing.com/Religious-Radicalization-and-Securitization-in-Canada-and-Beyond.html Description After the terrorist attacks of 9/11, those in London and Madrid, and the arrest of the “Toronto 18,” Canadians have changed how they think about terrorism and security. As governments respond to the potential threat of homegrown radicalism, many observers have become concerned about the impact of those security measures on the minority groups whose…

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New Book: Islam and Development

New Book: Islam and Development

Islam and Development Exploring the Invisible Aid Economy Edited by Matthew Clarke, Deakin University, Australia and David Tittensor, Deakin University, Australia · Islam and DevelopmentThe study of Islam since the advent of 9/11 has made a significant resurgence. However, much of the work produced since then has tended to focus on the movements that not only provide aid to their fellow Muslims, but also have political and at times violent agendas. This tendency has led to a dearth of research…

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New Book: Religious Pluralism. Framing Religious Diversity in the Contemporary World

New Book: Religious Pluralism. Framing Religious Diversity in the Contemporary World

Religious Pluralism Framing Religious Diversity in the Contemporary World Edited by Giuseppe Giordan, Enzo Pace Springer – 2014 – 188 pages http://www.springer.com/social+sciences/religious+studies/book/978-3-319-06622-6 This volume illustrates both theoretically and empirically the differences between religious diversity and religious pluralism. It highlights how the factual situation of cultural and religious diversity may lead to individual, social and political choices of organized and recognized pluralism. In the process, both individual and collective identities are redefined, incessantly moving along the continuum that ranges from exclusion…

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New Book: Religion and Power: No Logos without Mythos

New Book: Religion and Power: No Logos without Mythos

Religion and Power: No Logos without Mythos David Martin, London School of Economics, UK Ashgate, August 2014 http://www.ashgate.com/isbn/9781472433596 There are few more contentious issues than the relation of faith to power or the suggestion that religion is irrational compared with politics and peculiarly prone to violence. The former claim is associated with Juergen Habermas and the latter with Richard Dawkins. In this book David Martin argues, against Habermas, that religion and politics share a common mythic basis and that it…

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New Book: The Changing Soul of Europe

New Book: The Changing Soul of Europe

The Changing Soul of Europe Religions and Migrations in Northern and Southern Europe Edited by Helena Vilaça, University of Porto, Portugal, Enzo Pace, University of Padova, Italy, Inger Furseth, University of Oslo, Norway and Per Pettersson, Karlstad University and Uppsala University, Sweden http://www.ashgate.com/isbn/9781472434692 Ashgate, August 2014 Edited by Helena Vilaça, University of Porto, Portugal, Enzo Pace, University of Padova, Italy, Inger Furseth, University of Oslo, Norway and Per Pettersson, Karlstad University and Uppsala University, Sweden This book paves the way…

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New Book: Secularism, Religion, and Politics. India and Europe

New Book: Secularism, Religion, and Politics. India and Europe

Secularism, Religion, and Politics India and Europe Edited by Peter Losonczi, Walter Van Herck Routledge India – 2014 http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9781138796003/ This book highlights the relationship between the state and religion in India and Europe. It problematizes the idea of secularism and questions received ideas about secularism. It also looks at how Europe and India can learn from each other about negotiating religious space and identity in this globalised post-9/11 world.

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