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Religion, politics and nation-building in post-communist countries, edited by Greg Simons, David Westerlund

Label
Religion, politics and nation-building in post-communist countries, edited by Greg Simons, David Westerlund
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Main title
Religion, politics and nation-building in post-communist countries
Oclc number
898066441
Responsibility statement
edited by Greg Simons, David Westerlund
Series statement
Post-soviet politics
Summary
Focuses on the increasing significance and visibility of relationships between religion and public arenas and institutions following the fall of communism in Europe. This book gives a broad overview of the political importance of religion in the Post-Soviet space
Table Of Contents
Religious diplomacy in international and inter-Orthodox relations / Greg Simons -- Religious, cultural and political dimensions of winter-bathing in Russia / Per-Arne Bodin -- "Orthodoxy or death!" : political orthodoxy in Russia / Maria Engström -- Shamanism and ethnos-building in Russia / Olle Sundström -- The "approved" and the "disapproved" : Islam in Russia / Kaarina Aitamurto -- Islamic opposition in Azerbaijan : discursive conflicts and beyond / Sofie Bedford -- Religion and nation-building in Estonia : some perspectives on secular society / Ringo Ringvee -- Church and state relations in Poland, with special focus on the radio station / Mary Konrad Pędziwiatr -- Majority, minorities and religious pluralism in Romania / Catalin Ionete -- Comparative conclusions and wider implications / Greg Simons and David Westerlund
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