New PDF release: Church and State in Historical Perspective: A Critical

By James E. Wood

ISBN-10: 0313256039

ISBN-13: 9780313256035

The topic of church and country is one in detail linked to the heritage of Christianity and Western civilization. although, the topic is one who is on no account constrained to anybody spiritual culture, civilization, or interval of heritage. really, it's a topic that has old and common importance to all cultures and spiritual traditions through the international. it's easily indisputable that faith has been, and continues to be, a strong strength within the making and shaping of cultures, civilizations, countries, and empires. consequently, this quantity addresses the wider views of faith and the nation within the historical global, in addition to within the biblical global of Judaism and Christianity, and in different non secular traditions than Christianity.

Attention is given to common works on church and country that deal with the topic commonly, no longer constrained to any specific kingdom, non secular culture, or unmarried element of church-state family members. also, there's fabric on significant themes integrally concerning church and country, reminiscent of civil disobedience, civil faith, liberation theology, patriotism, and nationalism. eventually, resources are integrated on faith in overseas affairs and interfaith relatives, either unavoidably associated with the topic of church and nation, in addition to faith and the industrial order; faith and human rights and the impact of faith on battle and peace.

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