Journals Higher Education



Published: 02 February 2021

212 Pages

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780197538012

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Faith in Numbers

Religion, Sectarianism, and Democracy

Michael Hoffman

  • Presents new surveys and interviews from Iraq and Lebanon, two highly sectarian and difficult-to-study environments
  • Moves beyond purely theological approaches to the relation between religion and democracy
  • Rejects essentialist claims of a fundamental tension between Islam and democracy