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Christianity and democratisation: from pious subjects to critical participants

Christianity and democratisation: from pious subjects to critical participants

Anderson, John, author; Manchester University Press, publisher

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Published Manchester, UK: Manchester University Press, 2013
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ISBN: 0719077389, 1847792618, 1847797113, 9780719077388, 9781847792617, 9781847797117
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Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Language note: In English.
Physical Description: 1 online resource (x, 273 pages) : digital, PDF file(s).
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Series: Perspectives on democratic practice; Manchester Religious Studies / Manchester Political Studies
Subject: Industrial relations, health and safety.; Trade unions.; Industry and industrial studies.; Economics, finance, business and management.; Democracy Religious aspects Christianity.; Society & Social Sciences Politics & government Political science & theory.; Industrial relations.
Alternative Title: Christianity and democratization
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Series Title: Perspectives on democratic practice.


  1. Preface and acknowledgements
  2. 1.Introduction
  3. 2.Democracy and the Christian tradition
  4. 3.The Catholic third wave: undermining authoritarianism
  5. 4.The Catholic third wave: creating a new order
  6. 5.The Orthodox hesitation: church, state and nation
  7. 6.The Orthodox hesitation: the 'liberal-democracy' paradox
  8. 7.The Protestant ethic revisited: conservative Christianity and the quality of American democracy
  9. 8.The Protestant ethic revisited: the Pentecostal explosion as democratic hindrance or support?
  10. 9.Conclusion
  11. Bibliography
  12. Index.