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 Religion and Politics in Post‐Communism

Lavinia Stan and Lucian Turcescu

in Religion and Politics in Post-Communist Romania

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195308532
eISBN:
9780199785728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195308532.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The introductory chapter serves as theoretical, historical and factual background for the volume. In it we review the book's theoretical framework, research design and structure, and investigate the ... More


 Religion and Elections

Lavinia Stan and Lucian Turcescu

in Religion and Politics in Post-Communist Romania

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195308532
eISBN:
9780199785728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195308532.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter investigates the role of religious groups in local and general elections and the use of religious symbols by political parties and electoral candidates. It documents the change of heart ... More


 Religious Education in Public Schools

Lavinia Stan and Lucian Turcescu

in Religion and Politics in Post-Communist Romania

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195308532
eISBN:
9780199785728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195308532.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The place of religion in the Romanian education system is a bone of contention, although religious instruction in public schools remains the churches’ most important accomplishment. The chapter ... More


 Religion and Nationalism

Lavinia Stan and Lucian Turcescu

in Religion and Politics in Post-Communist Romania

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195308532
eISBN:
9780199785728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195308532.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In Romania, religion has often intersected with nationalism and ethnic identity. In this chapter we discusse the religious determinants of Romanian nationalism, the role of Greek Catholicism and ... More


Religion and Politics in Post-Communist Romania

Lavinia Stan and Lucian Turcescu

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195308532
eISBN:
9780199785728
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195308532.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Religious groups have emerged as powerful political actors in post‐communist Eastern Europe, especially in predominantly Christian Orthodox countries like Romania. The book discusses the interplay ... More


RELIGION AND TERRORISM: The Need for a Multidimensional Model

Jones James W

in Blood That Cries Out From the Earth: The Psychology of Religious Terrorism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195335972
eISBN:
9780199868957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335972.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

“Religion and Terrorism: The Need for a Multidimensional Model.” Chapter 1 stresses that religiously motivated terrorism is very complex, and no single perspective or discipline can completely ... More


 Religion, Politics, and Sexuality

Lavinia Stan and Lucian Turcescu

in Religion and Politics in Post-Communist Romania

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195308532
eISBN:
9780199785728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195308532.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Since 1989, church and state have tried to impose on the society their views of morality by extolling the virtues of the traditional family and by condemning homosexuality and abortion as dangerous ... More


 Confronting the Communist Past

Lavinia Stan and Lucian Turcescu

in Religion and Politics in Post-Communist Romania

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195308532
eISBN:
9780199785728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195308532.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Romania has been hard pressed to confront the communist past and its human rights infringements. Among religious denominations, the most tainted by collaboration with the repressive regime was the ... More


 The Politics of Orthodox‐Greek Catholic Relations

Lavinia Stan and Lucian Turcescu

in Religion and Politics in Post-Communist Romania

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195308532
eISBN:
9780199785728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195308532.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In 1989 the Romanian state was called to return Roman and Greek Catholic property confiscated by communist authorities and transferred to the Orthodox Church. The Orthodox Church's refusal to return ... More


Introduction: With God on All Sides

Douglas A Hicks

in With God on All Sides: Leadership in a Devout and Diverse America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195337174
eISBN:
9780199868407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337174.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter introduces the central questions involving leadership in a religiously diverse America. During the U.S. Civil War, religion fueled arguments on both sides of the conflict. Abraham ... More


Christian Witness in the Public Sphere:: Some Lessons and Residual Challenges from the Recent Political History of Ghana

Kwame Bediako

in The Changing Face of Christianity: Africa, the West, and the World

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195177282
eISBN:
9780199835812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195177282.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter describes the role of Christian churches, leaders and ideas in the democratization of Africa, with a focus on Ghana. The author argues first that African Christianity needs to be ... More


With God on All Sides: Leadership in a Devout and Diverse America

Douglas A. Hicks

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195337174
eISBN:
9780199868407
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337174.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Perhaps no other nation is as religiously diverse as the United States. For elected officials, school principals, and corporate leaders, this diversity poses challenges. How should leaders deal with ... More


What We Can Do Now

Douglas A Hicks

in With God on All Sides: Leadership in a Devout and Diverse America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195337174
eISBN:
9780199868407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337174.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This concluding chapter returns to the discussion of Tocqueville in order to emphasize the importance of both encouraging religion in public life and protecting against the tyranny of a majority. ... More


Co-operation and Competition: Religious Institutions and Parliamentary Politics

Richard H. Trainor

in Black Country Élites: The Exercise of Authority in an Industrialized Area, 1830-1900

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203551
eISBN:
9780191675850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203551.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the competition and cooperation between religious institutions and parliamentary politics in the Black Country in England during the period from 1830 to 1900. Though religion ... More


Divinity and State

David Womersley

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199255641
eISBN:
9780191719615
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255641.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Shakespeare Studies

In 1589 the Privy Council encouraged the Archbishop of Canterbury to take steps to control the theatres, which had offended authority by putting on plays which addressed ‘certen matters of Divinytie ... More


Philosophy and Law: Shaping Judaism for the Modern World

Michah Gottlieb

in Faith and Freedom: Moses Mendelssohn's Theological-Political Thought

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195398946
eISBN:
9780199894499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398946.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter explores Mendelssohn's political theory and philosophy of Judaism. Mendelssohn's stance on central tenets of Judaism such as Jewish election, the authority of halakha, and the nature of ... More


Corpuscles, Colonies and Kingdoms

Ted McCormick

in William Petty: And the Ambitions of Political Arithmetic

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199547890
eISBN:
9780191720529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547890.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Economic History

This chapter looks at how Petty developed his political arithmetic in manuscript from the later 1670s to his death in 1687, focusing on his treatment of the problem of maintaining settler populations ... More


Contributions to the Political Peace Process

John D. Brewer, Gareth I. Higgins, and Francis Teeney

in Religion, Civil Society, and Peace in Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199694020
eISBN:
9780191730825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694020.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Church History

This chapter completes the outline of the typology of kinds of active peacemaking by focusing on the contribution of the churches to the political peace process. It focuses on the backchannel ... More


Religion and Radical Ideology

I. R. Mcbride

in Scripture Politics

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206422
eISBN:
9780191677113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206422.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter examines the contribution of Ulster Presbyterianism to United Irish political thought during the 18th century. It outlines various modes of argument that characterized radical writing ... More


Beyond Sacred and Secular: A Comparative Analysis of Religious Politics in Israel and Turkey

in Beyond Sacred and Secular: Politics of Religion in Israel and Turkey

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758642
eISBN:
9780804763158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758642.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this book, which provides a comparative analysis of the politics of religion in Israel and Turkey. The book investigates why religion has assumed a ... More


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