Books in category Religion – Religion, Politics & State

  • Religion and Political Conflict in Latin America

    Religion and Political Conflict in Latin America
    Daniel H. Levine

    The authors examine popular religion as a vital source of new values and experiences as well as a source of pressure for change in the church, political life, and the social order as a whole and deal with the issues of poverty and the role …

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    نظم نوین روحانیت در ایران
    مهدی خلجی

    This book attempts to provide a historical explanation of the clergy's new order and its transformation from a traditional institution to a rationalized, modernized and bureaucratized organization under the political rule of the "Supreme …

  • WMD Nukes and Nuns

    WMD, Nukes and Nuns
    William Strabala

    Three nuns went to jail — and the whole world went to hell in a handbasket. This book is about the injustice of the U.S. federal courts that sent the nuns to jail for virtuous conduct, and the public that preferred not to hear about it.

  • Character Makes a Difference

    Character Makes a Difference
    Mike Huckabee

    Character Makes a Difference is Mike Huckabee’s biographical account of how he handled that potentially major constitutional crisis and why he believes character is the key issue in everyone’s life, “in the work you do, the candidates …

  • God and Mrs Thatcher

    God and Mrs Thatcher
    Eliza Filby

    In an attempt to source the origins of Margaret Thatcher's 'conviction politics', Eliza Filby explores how Thatcher's worldview was shaped and guided by the lessons of piety, thrift and the Protestant work ethic learnt in Finkin Street …

  • Religion and Chinese Society Volume 1

    Religion and Chinese Society, Volume 1
    John Lagerwey

    These volumes contain a selection of twenty-one essays presented in a conference convened jointly by the Ecole francaise d'Extreme-Orient and the Centre for the Study of Religion and Chinese Society of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, …

  • Nahdlatul Ulama and the Struggle for Power Within Islam and Politics in Indonesia

    Nahdlatul Ulama and the Struggle for Power Within Islam and Politics in Indonesia
    Robin Bush

    This book explores the political and ideological motivations behind the formation of the Nahdlatul Ulama-affiliated political party, and Abdurrahman Wahid's rise to the Presidency of Indonesia after having led NU for 15 years away from …

  • The Founders on Religion

    The Founders on Religion
    James H. Hutson

    What did the founders of America think about religion? Until now, there has been no reliable and impartial compendium of the founders' own remarks on religious matters that clearly answers the question. This book fills that gap.

  • Was America Founded as a Christian Nation

    Was America Founded as a Christian Nation?
    John Fea

    Presents a historical overview of the relationship between the United States and Christianity and an analysis of the beliefs of such figures as Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, and George Washington.

  • Ireland and the Vatican

    Ireland and the Vatican
    Dermot Keogh

    A comprehensive examination of the complex triangular relationship between the Irish government, the bishops and the Holy See from the origins of the Irish State in 1922 to the end of the de Valera government.

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