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Griffin, Roger

The Sacred in Twentieth-Century Politics

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: The Evolutions and Convolutions of Political Religion
Roger Griffin

Part I. Conceptualizing Political Religion

2. On the Heuristic Value of the Concept of Political Religion and Its Application
Stanley G. Payne

3. The Missiological Roots of the Concept of ‘Political Religion’
Werner Ustorf

4. Is Castroism a Political Religion?
Eusebio Mujal-León, Eric Langenbacher

Part II. The Sacralization of Politics

5. Fascism as the Expression of a Spiritual Revolution in Italy
Robert Mallett

6. What Insights Do We Gain from Interpreting National Socialism as a Political Religion?
Klaus Vondung

7. Marxism—Leninism as a Secular Religion
Anatoly M. Khazanov

8. Maoism in the Cultural Revolution: A Political Religion?
Rana Mitter

Part III. The Politicization of Religion

9. An Islamist Turkish Party’s Journey to Democracy and Modernity
Kemal H. Karpat

10. Hindutva as a Political Religion: An Historical Perspective
Robert E. Frykenberg

11. The United States: Messianism, Apocalypticism, and Political Religion
Chip Berlet

Keywords: History, European History, Modern History, Social History, Cultural History, Historiography and Method, Social Philosophy

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2008
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
301 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230241633
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-35940-0

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