Religion in a changing Europe between pluralism and fundamentalism : selected problems

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Published by Maria Curie-Skłodowska University Press in Lublin .

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  • Europe -- Religion -- 21st century.

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Statementeditor, Maria Marczewska-Rytko.
ContributionsMarczewska-Rytko, Maria.
LC ClassificationsBL695 .R424 2003
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Pagination240 p. ;
Number of Pages240
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Open LibraryOL20959235M
ISBN 108322720890

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As the EU expands eastwards, religious issues are of growing importance in contemporary European politics. Examining the intersection between European enlargement and the transnational religious communities of Catholicism, Orthodoxy and Islam, this book argues that religious factors are stumbling blocks rather than stepping stones toward the further integration of by: Cambridge Core - European Government, Politics and Policy - Religion in an Expanding Europe - edited by Timothy A.

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Religion and European Society: A Primer presents recent academic literature that explores key developments and current debates in the field, covering topics such as changing patterns of belief, religion across the political spectrum, and development and humanitarian aid.

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