By John Anderson
This booklet explores the politics of conservative Christian church buildings and social pursuits in Russia and the us, concentrating on their comparable issues yet very diversified modes of political engagement.
Whilst secularisation keeps to chip away at non secular adherence and perform in Europe, faith is usually, really rightly, obvious as an influential strength within the politics of the U.S., and, extra questionably, as an important effect in modern Russia. This booklet appears on the large social flow making up the U.S. Christian correct and the profoundly hierarchical management of the Russian Orthodox Church as socially conservative actors, and a few of the methods they've got engaged in modern politics. either are seeking for to halt the perceived waft in the direction of a extra secular political order; either face major demanding situations in dealing with the results of secularism, pluralism and liberal individualism; and either think that their international locations can in basic terms be nice in the event that they stay actual to their spiritual background. In exploring their adventure, the publication makes a speciality of shared and varied components of their prognosis of what's incorrect with their societies and the way this impacts their coverage intervention over concerns reminiscent of spiritual and ethnic belonging, sexual orientation and schooling.
Drawing on political, sociological and spiritual reviews, this paintings might be an invaluable reference for college kids and students of religion and politics, Russian politics and American politics.
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Conservative Christian Politics in Russia and the United States: Dreaming of Christian nations (Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics) by John Anderson