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Published: 22 September 2011

304 Pages


ISBN: 9780195337105

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Church, State, and Democracy in Expanding Europe

Lavinia Stan and Lucian Turcescu

Religion and Global Politics

  • Ttheoretically bold, empirically supported analysis proposing that strict separation of church and state is not a sine qua non condition for the consolidation of democracy in post-communist countries
  • Examines the impact of religious actors and dogmas on politics, and of the political use of religious symbols and actors
  • Draws on new sources of information following the collapse of the communist regime