Church and State in the Modern World: A Critical Assessment and Annotated Bibliography

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Greenwood Publishing Group, 2005 - Religion - 649 pages

The subject of church and state is one intimately associated with the history of Christianity and Western civilization. Not limited to any one religious tradition, civilization, or period of history, the subject has historical and universal significance to all cultures and religious traditions throughout the world. This volume addresses the broader perspectives of religion and the state in the ancient world, in the biblical world of Judaism and Christianity, and in other religious traditions.

Attention is given to general works on church and state that treat the subject broadly, not limited to any particular nation, religious tradition, or single aspect of church-state relations. Additionally, there is material on major topics integrally related to church and state, such as civil disobedience, civil religion, liberation theology, patriotism, and nationalism. Finally, sources are included on religion in international affairs and interfaith relations, both necessarily linked to the subject of church and state, as well as religion and the economic order; religion and human rights and the effect of religion on war and peace.

 

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Contents

Bibliographical Survey
7
Church and State in Europe
33
Communist Europe
45
The Holocaust
51
Albania
70
Austria
71
Belgium
72
Bulgaria
73
United States
272
Church and State in Latin America and the Caribbean
458
The Caribbean
469
Dominican Republic
471
Haiti
472
Trinidad
473
Mexico and Central America
474
Costa Rica
475

Denmark
74
Germany
88
Greece
111
Hungary
112
Ireland
113
Italy
116
Lithuania
120
Netherlands
121
Poland
122
Portugal
127
Russia Soviet Union
128
Spain
162
Sweden
168
General
169
England
177
Scotland
193
Wales
194
Northern Ireland
195
Vatican
199
Yugoslavia
204
Religion and the State in Asia Australia and Oceania
206
Australia and Oceania
211
India and Central Asia
213
India
215
Pakistan
228
Sri Lanka
231
East Asia General
233
China
234
Japan
249
Korea
256
Mongolia
258
Burma
260
Indonesia
262
Malaysia
263
Thailand
265
Vietnam
266
Canada
267
Guatemala
477
Mexico
478
Nicaragua
483
South America
486
Bolivia
487
Brazil
488
Chile
491
Ecuador
492
Venezuela
494
Afghanistan
506
Egypt
507
Iran
511
Iraq
518
Israel
519
Libya
533
TUrkey
534
Yemen
536
North Africa
540
Sudan
541
Tunisia
542
East Africa
543
Kenya
544
Rwanda
545
West Africa
546
Cameroon
547
Malawi
548
Nigeria
549
Senegal
551
Central and Southern Africa
552
Mozambique
553
Zaire
562
Zimbabwe
563
Author Index
565
Title Index
593
Subject Index
647
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JAMES E. WOOD JR. is the Simon and Ethel Bunn Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Church-State Studies at Baylor University.

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