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political mobilization of religious beliefs

by Ted G. Jelen

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Published by Praeger in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Middle West
    • Subjects:
    • Evangelicalism -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Evangelicalism -- Middle West -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Christianity and politics -- Protestant churches.,
    • Conservatism -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Conservatism -- Middle West -- History -- 20th century.,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1981-1989.,
    • United States -- Church history -- 20th century.,
    • Middle West -- Politics and government.,
    • Middle West -- Church history.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [167]-183) and index.

      StatementTed G. Jelen.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBR1642.U5 J44 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 188 p. ;
      Number of Pages188
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1884556M
      ISBN 10027593439X
      LC Control Number90045485

      This book is a useful addition to the literature on religion and violence. Nevertheless, despite its South Asian title, it is confined to the Indian subcontinent. Interesting comparisons could be drawn with the situation elsewhere in the region including in particular Sri Lanka, but also Nepal. The Khilafat Movement: Religious Symbolism And Political Mobilization In India by Minault, Gail and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

      Yet, as this book explains, those labels emerge as a function of political mobilization. It argues that ethnicity and religion inspire distinct passions among individuals, and that political leaders exploit those passions to achieve their own strategic goals when the institutions of the state break by: 9. The Making of Pro-life Activists provides a compelling new model of how people become activists while also offering a penetrating analysis of the complex relationship between religion, politics, and the pro-life movement. Policy makers, activists on both sides of the issue, and anyone seeking to understand how social movements take shape will find this book essential.

      Book Description. This volume examines how religion is intrinsically related to politics in India. Based on studies from states across the length and breadth of India, it looks at political formations that inform political discourse on the national level and maps the trajectory of religion in politics. The Moral Majority was a prominent American political organization associated with the Christian right and Republican was founded in by Baptist minister Jerry Falwell Sr. and associates, and dissolved in the late s. It played a key role in the mobilization of conservative Christians as a political force and particularly in Republican presidential victories throughout the s.


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InTed Jelen published The Political Mobilization of Religious Beliefs, one of the early works in religion and politics which took seriously the role of religious beliefs in political.

What is the role of religion in political mobilization. In this chapter, we examine developments in the literature as it considers the role of religion in political mobilization.

Broadly speaking we outline two predominant lines of thinking about religion as a driver of political mobilization, the marketplace and theology. Four new chapters on religious policy around the world, political secularism, and religious freedom and human rights have been added to fully revised content covering religious identity, rational choice approaches to religious politics worldviews, beliefs, doctrines, ideologies, institutions and political mobilization, fundamentalism.

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Tipton Index. between religion and politics, religious beliefs and to the political instrumentalization for the mobilization. This book delves into the extent of government involvement in religion.

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